Are fish and chips healthy to eat regularly?
Fish and chips became a staple snack on pubs and bars across the world. It’s considered as a guilty pleasure that people only eat when they’re stressed out or having a good time with their friends. Most people view this food as unhealthy when, in fact, it is not.
Here at Docherty’s Fish ‘n Chips & Wee Pub, we believe that there are many benefits to eating fish and chips. Although it should still be consumed in moderation, it’s still not fair to look at this amazing food in a bad light.
Benefits of eating fish and chips
Contrary to popular belief, fish and chips can be quite healthy. According to British experts, this popular snack is one of the healthier alternatives compared to other dishes served in bars and restaurants.
Here are some of the benefits that you should know about this tasty snack:
- Fish is good for the mind
It’s a well-known fact that fish is very healthy. Their meat is rich with protein and omega-9 that your body needs. A medium serving of fish and chips can provide you with these nutrients when you’re out having fun with your friends and family. Although it’s still better to eat this snack in moderation so share it with your loved ones.
- Real potatoes
The fatter the fries, the more natural it is. At Docherty’s Fish ‘n Chips & Wee Pub, we only serve chips made from real potatoes freshly bought from the market. You’ll notice that our fish and chips are big and thick so you’ll have your money’s worth of snacks. Thicker potato slices absorb less oil than the regular fries so you wouldn’t be loaded with unhealthy deep-fried food. It’s also a healthy addition that real potatoes are rich in nutrients so rest assured that you’re not munching on junk food.
- Get a third of Vitamin C with fish and chips
Experts say that fish and chips can be a good source of vitamins and minerals. Even a portion of fish and chips can fill you up with your needed Vitamin C for the day. Order a medium serving of this when you’re out with friends and family so you can still be on top of your health even while having fun.
- You get to eat like famous celebrities
Famous celebrities such as Kate Moss and Victoria Beckham adore fish and chips. You’ll get to live like one of the superstar celebrities even with just one serving of this delicious snack. If you’re a history buff, you’d find it interesting to know that Winston Churchill also enjoyed a few servings of fish and chips during his time.
- Lesser calories compared to other snacks
Because it is made of natural potatoes and fish, this snack contains fewer calories compared to other popular dishes. You won’t have to worry about eating too many calories when indulging in a generous serving of fish and chips. Although, it’s still best to eat this tasty snack in moderation if you’re watching your weight.