Benefit of cod for your health and the health of your children

Although cod is often called a “stinky fish”, don’t let the smell of this fish distract you from its phenomenal taste and health benefits. White cod meat has a mild taste, and is rich in protein, minerals (phosphorus, calcium, iodine and iron), has very little fat and is low in calories. Precisely because of the quality protein, cod is recommended in the diet of athletes to build muscle mass.  Cod has little fat, but those it contains are high in value and belong to the group of essential fats (those that cannot be formed in the body, but must be taken in with food). These are primarily fats from the group of omega-3 fatty acids that protect against diseases of the cardiovascular system and even the occurrence of stroke. In addition, cod is rich in vitamins vitamin A and vitamin D. These two vitamins are essential for the health of our mucous membranes and for strengthening bones. Vitamin D is essential for the proper growth and development of children. Cod liver oil also contributes to children’s health by protecting eyesight and heart health, preventing rickets and boosting immunity. Besides vitamins A and D, cod also contains vitamins B12 and B6, which lower homocysteine ​​levels; a dangerous compound that damages blood vessels, and elevated levels are associated with an increased risk of getting a heart attack or stroke, and is also associated with the occurrence of osteoporosis.

The health benefits of cod are numerous, and only by consuming quality cod can the nutrients it contains be taken into the body. Alden uses only the highest quality cod for production and thus ensures the outstanding taste of its products, but also the nutrients needed to preserve your health.