Fatty fish is one of the healthiest foods on the planet.

Salmon, sardines, herring and mackerel are great sources of the omega-3 fatty acids, which have major benefits for heart health.

Getting enough of these fats on a regular basis is especially important for diabetics, who have an increased risk of heart disease and stroke.

A number of observational studies suggest that people who eat fatty fish regularly have a lower risk of heart failure and are less likely to die from heart disease.

In studies, older men and women who consumed fatty fish 5–7 days per week for 8 weeks had significant reductions in triglycerides and inflammatory markers .

Fish is also a great source of high-quality protein, which helps you feel full and increases your metabolic rate.

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