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Fish is among the must-have cold-resistant foods on the winter table

Fish from Greece offers a recipe with fresh Greek fish, pumpkin and citrus fruits to boost the immune system of the whole family

11, Nov 2022

Winter is almost upon us and to start defending yourself from increasingly cold temperatures and seasonal ailments, in addition to covering yourself with warm clothing and heating the rooms, it is important to know how to choose the best anti-cold foods that help strengthen the immune system of the whole family.

Throughout the year it is preferable to follow a varied and balanced diet, but for the winter there are three groups of essential foods recommended by dieticians and nutritionists to warm up and give a boost of energy to the metabolism: hot dishes such as soups and minestrone (which can also be combined with animal proteins), seasonal vegetables and dried fruit. If you combine these with the regular consumption of proteins, vitamins, mineral salts and Omega3 essential fatty acids, of which fresh fish is naturally rich, the result is a low calorie diet, healthy and full of benefits for the brain and for the whole body. HAPO - Hellenic Aquaculture Producers Organization, the main promoter of Greek aquaculture and creator of the collective brand Fish from Greece, takes the opportunity to propose its "antifreeze" recipe: sea bass fillet with pumpkin cream flavored with citrus fruits. At the center of the dish, sea bass, characterized by its distinctive taste, with multiple remineralizing properties - thanks to the combination of potassium, phosphorus and iron - and with a high intake of B vitamins, vitamin D and Omega 3 fatty acids, always useful for reduce cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood. Another protagonist of the recipe is pumpkin, rich in carotenoids, antioxidants very useful for the prevention of numerous chronic and cardiovascular diseases, vitamins A, C, E and folate that strengthen the immune system, promoting the health of skin and eyes. Finally, the addition of citrus fruits: fruits known to make the body stronger and tonic, thanks to the fullness of vitamin C with antioxidant and stimulating power for the body's defense.

The right combination of nutritional correctness and psychophysical well-being is found in a high quality raw material such as the Greek fresh fish "branded" Fish from Greece which offers five excellent products, including sea bass (protagonist of the recipe), sea bream, Umbrella Boccadoro, Pagro Maggiore and Amberjack that bring with them all the flavor, taste, freshness, nutritional properties and excellent quality of Greek aquaculture fish, carefully bred by experienced professionals in the transparent seas of Greece , ideal ecosystem for the breeding of healthy and fresh fish.

In fact, HAPO observes the highest quality standards and is committed daily to bringing fresh and high quality products to consumers' tables, following an ethical and sustainable production, operating in full compliance with all the strictest European regulations and those of its Member States for environmental protection and animal welfare.

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