Are sardines healthy?
Are sardines good for you? Registered nutritionist Nicola Shubrook tells us whether sardines are healthy and what nutritional benefits we can expect from consuming them
What are sardines?
Nutritional benefits of sardines
- 172 calories
- 25.4g protein
- 7.8g fat
- 496mg potassium
- 63mg calcium
- 5ug vitamin D
- 12mg niacin
- 10.6ug vitamin B12
- 65ug selenium
- 101 ug iodine
What are the top 5 health benefits of sardines?
1. They are cardioprotective
2. They help support good mental health
3. Helps with red blood cell formation
4. Helps support bone health
5. Helps with weight management
Healthy sardine recipes
This article was published on 5 September 2021.
Nicola Shubrook is a nutritional therapist and works with both private clients and the corporate sector. She is an accredited member of the British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT) and the Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC). Find out more at urbanwellness.co.uk.
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