Seer fish refers to a subfamily of the Scombridae or Mackerel family.
They are pelagic fishes, fast swimmers and predatory in nature, that fight vigorously when caught. Seer fishes are mainly caught using hooks and lines. They are a delicacy in several regions of South India and Sri Lanka. In northern Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, this fish is called “Vanjaram” and is usually the costliest variety available. In Kerala, it is called “Neymeen”. I
Not only is fish delicious, it’s good for you. A low-fat, high-protein powerhouse packed with omega-3 fatty acids, fish offers a wide range of health benefits, from keeping your brain and heart functioning properly to helping ease symptoms of depression, and even keeping your skin and hair looking radiant.
Medical evidence suggests that eating fish on a regular basis—two or three times a week—may help to reduce the incidence of heart disease.
Feeling blue? Eat some fish. Research has discovered links between low omega-3 levels and higher incidences of depression, seasonal affective disorder, and postpartum depression.
DHA plays a huge role in the health of a growing fetus, contributing heavily to the development of a baby’s brain and central nervous system.