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What are the specific health benefits of smoked (or raw) herring?
Herring is a source of:
Phosphorus, which is used for the formation and hardening of bones and teeth
Vitamin D, which contributes to the use of nutrients and energy metabolism
Iodine, which is essential for the synthesis of thyroid hormones
Generally rich in:
The drying process results in enhancing the content of proteins and other constituents as it is more concentrated.
A whole herring of about 200g provides almost half of an adult’s daily protein requirements
Like all sea fish, herring contains monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids that all nutritionists recommend that we consume as they are essential our body, which is unable to produce them itself.
And with only 21% saturated fatty acids and 0.07% cholesterol,
herring consumption provides good protection against cardiovascular disease.