1. BENEFITS OF EATING FISHFish is a high-protein, low-fat food that provides a range of health benefits. White-fleshed fish, in particular, is lower infat than any other source of animal protein, and oily fish are high in omega-3 fatty acids, or the "good" fats. Since thehuman body can’t make significant amounts of these essential nutrients, fish are an important part of the diet. Also, fishare low in the "bad" fats commonly found in red meat, called omega-6 fatty acids.Everyone knows that fish is good for you. The fats in fish, especially fatty fish like salmon, tuna, and mackerel,are thought to help prevent heart disease, and can even aid in preventing diseases like Alzheimers andstrokes. But it seems that many people are afraid of cooking fish at home. Americans eat only about 15pounds of fish per person per year, but we eat twice as much fish in restaurants as at home. Buying, storing,and cooking fish isnt difficult; it just requires a little knowledge. This article is about how to cook fish steaksand fillets.