3 benefits of seafood, exquisite fruits of the sea

It is said that seafood is one of the most exquisite bites of any gastronomy. The purity of this wonderful product of the sea is an exquisite temptation for any palate. But did you know that seafood also contains certain beneficial properties for your health? Keep reading, we give you some excuses to go eat seafood — as if you needed them.


1. It can prevent cardiovascular diseases and even some types of cancer

Seafood is rich in Omega-3 fatty acids. The Fundación Española del Corazón (Spanish Heart Foundation) ensures that consumption of Omega-3 helps maintain normal cholesterol levels. Therefore, eating seafood in recommended doses can help reduce the chances of suffering a heart attack thanks to the control of cholesterol, as well as cardiovascular diseases and sudden death. Also, some studies suggest that the consumption of shellfish and fish could prevent some types of digestive tumours.


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2. It contains many vitamins and minerals

Seafood is an excellent source of vitamins A, D and E. Vitamin A helps keep in good condition our vision, our skin, the immune system and some organs, while vitamin D helps absorb calcium for our bones and Vitamin E has antioxidant functions and protects us against tissue degeneration. In addition, shellfish also contain potassium, iron, sodium, selenium and calcium, among other minerals.


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3. Seafood has many proteins

Most shellfish are low-calorie and have a high protein content, since they have all the essential amino acids. That’s why they are very satisfying foods, ideal for athletes.


Of course, eating seafood is beneficial for your health, but if you abuse them you can suffer diseases such as gout, like the great monarchs. Nothing is good in excess.


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Eating fish and seafood is good for you and your body, but if you also eat them in an extraordinary restaurant your satisfaction will be full. At the Capri restaurant you can taste the best and freshest seafood of Calpe. Prawns, spider crabs, oysters, lobsters, crayfish… Capri restaurant chefs masterfully cook this fantastic product that they buy every day at the local fish market. If you want to try an extraordinary seafood dish, the Capri restaurant is open every day for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Book your table by calling at the phone numbers +34 608 835 656 and +34 965 830 614 or sending an email to The Capri restaurant is located at Avenida Gabriel Miró, 40, in Calpe (Alicante). For more information, please visit their website and social networks.


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