Pomfret Fish, Pomfret Fish Nutrition, Health Benefits of Eating Pomfret Fishes

Pomfret fishe belongs to the family Bramidae. Broadly Pomfret fishes are classified in three categories.

  1. Silver Pomfret
  2. Chinese Pomfret
  3. Black Pomfret

Besides fish market, consumer can order fishes through online portals too. (such as freshfishindia.com)

Fish Nutrition

As you know, fishes are rich source of essential fatty acids (omega-3 fatty acids)and minerals. Nutritionist advice fishes in diet mainly for pregnant women. Pomfret fishes are high in fat content, provides calcium, vitamins A and D, and B­vitamins, including Vitamin B12. Increased Vitamin B12 makes it important for the nervous system. It also contains good amount of iodine, critical for the thyroid gland. Thus Pomfret is good for eyesight and healthy hair and skin.

100 gms of Pomfret Fish Contains

Energy (kcal)11187
Protein (gm)20.317
Fats (gm)2.61.3
Carbohydrates (gm)1.51.8
Calcium (mg)286200
Phosphorus (mg)306290
Iron (mg)2.30.9

Health Benefits of Eating Pomfret Fishes

- It helps in maintaining cardiovascular health

- plays important role in regulation of blood clotting

- important for prenatal and postnatal neurological development

- reduce tissue inflammation and alleviate the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis

- beneficial role in cardiac arrhythmia reducing depression in older people

One study shows low risk of oral and digestive track cancer in fish eating peoples than non- fish eating individuals. Fish oil helps in building immune system and blocking breast cancer.

Another study found that fish eater’s shows lower risk of heart disease or cardiovascular diseases than those who ate less fish in their diet. These health benefits are mainly due to its Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acid contents in Pomfret. Omega-3 and Omega-6 are essential fatty acids plays important role in maintaining good health.

Research showed, decreased tumor growth in people due to fatty acids in sea foods.

Pomfret fishes are available through online market. http://www.fishmart.co.in/products.html

Fish Mart is a brand in wholesale sea food trading business which is involved in supply of bulk sea food to hotels and caterers for more than a decade in Karnataka.

Selection of Fresh Pomfret Fish in Market

Good fish recipe can not complete without fresh raw material that is fresh fish, fresh vegetables, fresh cooking oil etc. You have to choose fresh fish for cooking. Here are some tips about how to choose fresh fish from fish market.

• First select best fish market especially wholesale market where you will get fishes at wholesale

• After pressing fish with fingers, fish skin should regain its shape without leaving thumb-impression on fish skin.

• Look into fish eyes. Fresh fish eyes are clear with shiny surface with little bulge on it.

• Very typical sign of freshness of fish is its fishy odour. Odour differentiates fishes from fresh and stale.

• Gills of fresh pomfret fish should be intact and of bright red colour.

• There should not be any discoloration on fish skin.

Fresh Pomfret Fish Suppliers in India- Online Stores

There are many seafood or fresh fish suppliers in India. Some of them owns online stores through website.

Supreme Seafood is South India based company popular for home delivery of fresh seafood.http://www.supremeseafood.in/home.php
Primeline Product International is manufacture avail many seafoods, freshwater fishes. http://www.primelinepi.com/fresh-fish.htm
Metro is an online store for fresh meat and meat products, grocery, seafood products provides variety of wholesale seafoods, freshwater fishes in reasonable rates. http://www.metro.co.in/products-world/fresh-fish#fresh-fish-world
Pescafresh is one of leading online board for home delivery of seafoods across India. Seawater fish, freshwater fish, shell fishes are there on shelf. It also provides fishes in seafood boxes. https://www.pescafresh.com/OfferZone.aspx
Seafresh quality foods is international company with online store on website exhibit many seafood items such as pomfret, shrimps, prawns, crabs etc. http://www.seafreshuk.com/seafood
M & J seafood avails variety of seafood products such as crustaceans, mollusks, prawns, salmon, seabass, smoked fish, frozen fishes, tuna fishes, whitefish, pomfret fishes etc. http://www.mjseafood.com/fish-and-seafood/product-list/
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