A healthy, balanced diet is of great importance for everybody. What you take in every day reflects directly to your health and thus, for healthy life and fitness, besides doing physical activities, the intake of fresh and healthy food is essential. Sea fish, meat and seafood from the Mediterranean, besides a lot of vitamins and minerals, also contain a great number of other substances of a high nutritive value. Gariful restaurant pays special attention to the growth of organic food on the own Farm as well as to the selection of all kinds of fish and seafood that they serve to their guests. Fish meat is first-class since the guests are served the best catch of the fishermen who have been setting sail only for Gariful for years.
The list of the benefits of Mediterranean food and the significance of fish and seafood in a diet is endless. Regular intake of sea food, fish and seafood, contributes to the improvement of our general health and the vitality of our organism. Almost all kinds of fish are good for our health. Fish meat is rich in a great number of nutritious substances that most people do not take in sufficiently. Primarily, they are high-quality proteins, iodine and various vitamins and minerals as well as vitamin D which is fat-soluble, an important vitamin which people usually lack and is produced during sunbathing. Fat kinds of fish are rich in omega-3 fatty acids that are crucial for optimal functioning of our body and brain and which are connected with the reduction of risk for many diseases. The correct intake of fish helps children’s growth and development, and ensures good sleep.
There are a lot of benefits of omega 3 fatty acids which contribute to our organism and to the general health of our body when taken through a diet rich in seafood and fish. We will mention just some of them: they reduce the total quantity of fat in an organism, high blood pressure, the risk of a heart attack and diabetes, depression, the pain in joints etc. The consumption of fish rich in vitamin A which is absorbed in the body, as a regular part of a balanced diet, also proved to be beneficial for the improvement of eyesight in the way that it regenerates the eye muscle in the process of ageing.
All the seafood is rich in essential amino acids and omega 3 fatty acids, selenium, phosphorus and iron. Selenium is an important antioxidant which protects cells from the harmful effects of free radicals. Shellfish, squids, octopuses, crabs and other inhabitants of the sea depths contain a small number of calories and little fat, which makes them ideal for diets. Thus, if you order an octopus salad, or even better, a seafood salad (octopus, mussels, fish) in Gariful restaurant, you will provide your body with a real nutritious bomb full of vitamins, minerals and other important substances that have beneficial effects on your body.
Seafood is particularly popular in Mediterranean cuisine. It is widely used in cooking since it is easy to prepare, has mild taste and can be combined with various ingredients. It is served as hors d’oeuvre, salad or it is used as an ingredient for soups, risotto, pasta etc.
Mussels abound in zinc, a mineral that improves immunity and strengthens men’s potency, and women’s libido. If you want to achieve this effect and impress your beloved, order the mixed shells in buzara or better still a ‘’drunk’’ lobster in white wine sauce and with Glenmorangie whisky.
Squids and octopuses contain vitamins B1, B3, B5, B6, as well as B12, which is essential for the body since it lowers the level of homocysteine in blood and thus significantly reduces the possibilityof a heart attack and other cardiovascular diseases. Vitamins A and D are also present is smaller quantities. You will certainly look more beautiful and fresher if you order grilled squids or squids fried in deep oil.
Prawns, shrimps and lobsters abound in unsaturated fats which lower the bad cholesterol in blood. For this kind of alternative therapy in connection with nature our recommendation is to try cream soup with lobster or risotto with shrimps.
In order to satisfy the optimal needs of an organism for omega 3, it is recommended to eat fat fish meat at least once or twice a week. Fish meat is tasty, easy to prepare and its consumption really makes us happy and keeps our body healthy and beautiful. If you haven’t taken you optimal dosage of this essence of health yet, order from our master chef some of his masterpieces directly from the kitchen of Gariful restaurant.