Health benefits

Health benefits

"A delicious protein alternative, Murray cod is a great addition to your family meal repertoire. Mild in taste and firm in texture, cod is versatile and easy to cook. Plus, it's packed with a wonderful and wide range of vitamins and minerals."

Hannah Every-Hall, dietitian and Olympian

A delicious protein alternative, Murray cod is a great addition to your family meal repertoire. Mild in taste and firm in texture, cod is versatile and easy to cook. Plus, it’s packed with a wonderful and wide range of vitamins and minerals.

Murray cod is quick and easy to cook. It can be fried, steamed, poached and grilled – making it an incredibly versatile food source that can be used in a variety of cooking styles.

A terrific red-meat alternative (26g protein in one 150g serve), Murray cod is a low-energy protein source that is packed full of vitamins and minerals, which provide many health benefits.

One of the most documented and researched benefit of enjoying Murray cod is its omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acid content. There is compelling evidence that consuming a diet containing omega-3 fatty acids can have the following positive impacts:

Cardiovascular health
It thins the blood and assists in controlling elevated blood pressure.

Lower triglyceride levels
It assists in preventing cardiovascular disease.

Decreased risk of some cancers
It is associated with decreasing the risk of colorectal and renal cancer.

Other benefits of omega-3 fatty acids include the possible prevention of cognitive decline associated with ageing, and its positive effect on mood and mental wellbeing.

Health benefits of Murray cod

What are you waiting for? Try our fabulous Murray cod recipes to see how effortlessly you can incorporate this healthy fish into your diet today.