Health Benefits of Eating Fish : You Can’t Miss

Fish Fry

Fish Fry

  1. Fish contains many essential nutrients including iodine and Vitamin D. Eating fish regularly can help in improving brain and eye function and cut down risk of various diseases.
  2. Eating fish regularly have been found to reduce risk of heart attack and stroke.
  3. Regular consumption can reduce decline in brain function during old age. People who eat fish regularly have been found to have more grey matter in the brain centers which are responsible for controlling memory and emotion.
  4. An important function of omega-3 fatty acid in fish is that it may help in fighting and treating depression. People with depression can include fish in their diet along with various anti-depressants, in order to fight depression more effectively.
  5. Fish is the only good dietary source of Vitamin D. Vitamin D is quite a common deficiency in people and is essentially acquired by the body through exposure to sunlight. You can also have cod liver oil to increase Vitamin D consumption. Sufficient Vitamin D is required for healthy bones and joints.
  6. People who consume fish regularly are less likely to suffer from autoimmune diseases like type 1 diabetes. Regular fish consumption also reduces risks of rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis.
  7. Incidence of asthma in children can be reduced by regular fish consumption.
  8. Fish can help in protecting vision in old age and may also help in improving sleep quality. Improved sleep quality results in improved function on day-to-day basis.

Thanks to doctor.ndtv.com

Fish Names in English, Tamil and Malayalam

English Tamil Malayalam
Anchovies Nithili Netholi
Barracuda Cheela/Seela/ Vanjiram Sheelavu
Black King Fish Kadal Veraal,Nei Meen Neimeen
Black Pomfret Karu Vaaval Karutha Avoli
Bluefin trevally Neela thuduppu choorai Vatta
Cat Fish Kelluthi, Keliru Kaari
Cod Panna,Kalava Mullan, Sarghan, Chemmun, Pana Mahi Mahi
Conger Eel Vilangu Pambu Meen, Malanjil, Malungulu
Crab Nandu Nandu
Cuttle Kanavai Kanava
False trevally/White Fish Neer Suthumbu, Guthippu Parava, Kuthuppu, Kadu
Herring (Five Spot) Koimeen or Nunalai Kannan Mathi
Gar Fish or Pipefish Mural Kolaan
Giant Sea Perch Koduvai Chemali Narimeen, Nudde Men, Koduva
Great Barracuda Ooli, Cheela Neduva, Cheela, Thiruthakkadian
Indian Anchovy Poruva, Poorava Kozhuva
Indian Goat Fish/Yellow striped goat fish Kendal,Sen Navarai,Sennagarai Manakkam
Indian Threadfin Kaala, Rani Meen Kaala
Jinga Prawn Kal Eral Konju, Chameen
King Fish / Wahoo / King Mackarel Cheela/Seela/ Vanjiram Aiykoora
Lady Fish Kilangan, Kelangan Poozhan, Poovan
Lobster Singi Eral Konjan
Long Face emperor bream VelaiMeen Velameen
Mackerel Ayilai/Asalai, kaanangeuthi Aiyla
Milk Fish Paal Kendai PooMeen
Mullet Chiryakandai, Madavai, Velisa, Manalai Mullet, Kanambu
Murrel Chaer-veraal Korava, Vattudi
Oyster,Clam Kallikkai,Chippi Kakka, Miriuga, Muni
Parrot Fish Kizhi Meen, Pachai Elimeen Pacha Pheesam, Kizhi Meen, Keli Meen
Paste Shrimp Channa Kooni
Pearl Spot/ Green Chromide Palinja, Seththai Kendai Kari Meen
Pomfret Vaaval Avoli
Pony fish,Tooth pony Kaaral podi/kaarai Thali Mulen, Karal
Red Mullet Madavai Kanambu, Mallan
Red Snapper Seppili Pahari, Chemballi
Reba Coala Kendai Rohu
Round Sardine Keerimeen Kallakeedam
Salmon Kala meen Kora / Kaala
Sardines Chaalai or Mathi Chaalai Mathi/Chaala
Sea Bream Velai Meen Kurali, Vilmeen
Seer Fish / Queen Fish Cheela/Seela/ Vanjiram Ney Meen
Shark Sura Sraavu, Choraku
Shrimp Iraal Konju
Silver Pomfret Vella Vaaval Akoli, Avoli
Silver Carp Velli Kendai, Kannadi Kendai Rohu, Rohitham
Silver Moony Parrandan Moolen, Purrandee Aakoli
Saw Fish (Skates, Small toothed saw fish) Uluvai, Vezha,Vela Vakusravu
Small Headed Ribbon Fish Saavalai Vala, Thalayan
Snake Head Viral Meen Korava, Varaal
Sole Fish Naaku Meen, Virahi Nangu
Squid Kanavai, Oosi Kanavai Kanava
Starry Emperor bream Velai Meen, Kulli Kozhi Meen Valiya Vilmeen
Surgeon Fish Kozhimeen Paalla, Kurichil
Sword Fish Thalapaththu or Myil Meen Vaala meen
Threadfin bream Sankara Meen Killi Meen
Tilapia Jilapi,Thilapi Thilopia/Kerala Karimeen
Tuna Choorai Choora
Ray Fish, Whip Tail Sting Ray Thirukkai,Therachi Kottiva, Therandi
White Fin Wolf Herring Karu Vaalai Mulluvala, Vala

Thanks to Minu’s Kitchen.

Reference : http://minukitchen.blogspot.in/2013/02/fish-names-in-english-tamil-and.html

Chef & Butcher on DLF Newtown

It’s our great honor to serve another new set of locality with most hygienic meat supply and delighting customer service.

We are setting up our new outlet opp. State Bank of Mysore, DLF Newtown, Akshayanagar, Bangalore. And we are starting our operations by 7th of October 2016 from this new location.

About Chef & Butcher – The Specialty Fish & Meat Shop,

Your trusted neighborhood meat shop specialized in Chicken, Mutton and Seafood categories at your locality.

We source chicken from Halal Certified processing plant and mutton from verified vendors, who has years of experience & deep belief in Halal Practices. We source fish & seafood from Mangalore, Chennai and Andhra Pradesh to offer wide range in the category.

Our Mission :  To become the most trusted meat shop in the locality.

Store Timing : 8.00 AM to 9.00 PM [All 7 Days]
For Enquiry : +91 8884 3332 73

Outlet Photo Album,

List of Fish for Pregnant or Breastfeeding Women

The omega-3 fatty acids in many fish can promote your baby’s brain development. And some data show that eating sufficient amounts of seafood during pregnancy also helps prevent preterm birth and leads to developmental benefits and higher IQ. But in the same time, you should avoid mercury.

Happy Pregnant Women in Park

Happy Pregnant Women in Park

So the list of fish recommended for Pregnant or Breastfeeding Women, who need less Mercury and High omega-3 fatty acids in their diet,

  • Sardines / Mathi
  • Anchovy / Nethili
  • Salmon / Rawas
  • Shrimp / White Prawns
  • Pollock
  • Catfish / Pungus / Basa Fillets
  • Sole Fish
  • Tilapia
  • whitefish
  • Small Dried Fish

To be Avoided, say no to

  • Shark / Sura
  • Swordfish
  • King Mackerel / Seer Fish / Surmai
  • Tuna / Chura / Surai / Soora
  • Uncooked / Half-cooked fish and shellfish
  • Any Large Fish – long living ones accumulate more mercury

Get Premium Quality Fresh Meat & Seafood at your doorstep,
Call 8884 3332 73 right now

Reference Resource :
http://www.fitpregnancy.com/nutrition/prenatal-nutrition/mercury-rising-0
http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/pregnancy-week-by-week/in-depth/pregnancy-and-fish/art-20044185?pg=1
http://www.wikihow.com/Eat-Fish-During-Pregnancy

Sardines – World’s Healthiest Food

Sardines are an excellent source of vitamin B12, ranking as one of the World’s Healthiest Food.

Sardine / Mathi

Sardine / Mathi

Health Benefits

1. Promote Heart Health
2. Promote Bone Health
3. Promote Optimal Health
4. Packed with Protein

Nutrition Facts (Amount Per 100 grams)
Calories 208
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11 g 16.00%
Saturated fat 1.5 g 7.00%
   Polyunsaturated fat 5 g
   Monounsaturated fat 3.9 g
   Cholesterol 142 mg 47.00%
Sodium 505 mg 21.00%
Potassium 397 mg 11.00%
Total Carbohydrate 0 g 0.00%
  Dietary fiber 0 g 0.00%
  Sugar 0 g
Protein 25 g 50.00%
Vitamin A 2.00% Vitamin C 0.00%
Calcium 38.00% Iron 16.00%
Vitamin D 48.00% Vitamin B-6 10.00%
Vitamin B-12 148.00% Magnesium 9.00%

Purchasing Tips

Look for ones that smell fresh, firm to the touch, and have bright eyes and shiny skin.

One Year Anniversary @ Nobo Nagar Branch

One year Anniversary at Nobo Nagar

One year Anniversary at Nobo Nagar

It was a wonderful Saturday and it’s been a completion of one successful year at Nobo Nagar Branch. And we have got flat 8% discount on every invoice on that day to thanks our customers.

We have build the wonderful loyal customer base in the locality with most hygienic meat supply and delighting customer service.

And It was a great journey from newly opened to the most trusted meat shop in the locality.

Chef & Butcher :: The Specialty Fish & Meat Shop

Chef & Butcher is newly opened neighborhood food store specialized in non-vegetation categories. And it is located just behind the Mantri Residency Apartment in Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore.

Our Specialized Non-Vegetation categories,

Raw Meat

Fresh Chicken Range

  • Fresh Whole Chicken
  • Fresh Skinless Chicken
  • Chicken Boneless
  • Chicken Drumstick
  • Chicken Leg
  • Chicken Fillet
  • Chicken Lolly Pop
  • Country Chicken

Fresh Goat Range (Mutton)

  • Goat Meat (Aged < 1 : Lamb)
  • Goat Meat (Aged < 2 : Mutton)
  • Mutton Leg
  • Mutton Kheema
  • Mutton Payas
  • Mutton Boneless

Fresh Sheep Range (Mutton)

  • Sheep Meat (Aged < 1 : Lamb)
  • Sheep Meat (Aged < 2 : Mutton)
  • Mutton Leg
  • Mutton Kheema
  • Mutton Payas
  • Mutton Boneless

Sea Fish Range

  • Seer Fish (Neyi Meen)
  • Pearl Spot (Karimeen)
  • Shark (Sraavu)
  • Silver Fish (Veloori)
  • Tuna Fish (Choora)
  • Pomfret (White & Black – Avooli)
  • Mullet (Kannambu)
  • Sardine (Mathi)
  • Mackerel (Ayla)
  • Cat Fish (Yeta)
  • Ribbon Fish (Vaala)
  • Sole Fish (Mandal)
  • Anchovy (Netholi)
  • Mullan
  • Mussel (Kallimeykai)
  • Tiger Prawn
  • White Prawn
  • Flower Prawn
  • Brown Prawn
  • King Prawn
  • Scampi
  • Lobster
  • Crab (Njandu)
  • Cuttle Fish
  • Squid (Kanava)
  • Lady Fish
  • Red Fish (Killi Meen)
  • Red Snaper (Chempally)
  • Indian Salmon
  • Palu
  • Cowrey (Therandy)

Fresh Water Fish Range

  • Hilsa
  • Katla
  • Rovu
  • Bethki
  • Thengda
  • Papda

Special Meat Range

  • Duck Meat
  • Turkey Meat
  • Rabbit Meat

Cooked Meat / Cold Cut

  • Grilled Chicken (Full / Half)
  • Chicken Original Kabab
  • Chicken Salami
  • Mutton Sausages
  • Chicken Samosas
  • Mutton Samosas

Shop Location 

Shop Location

Shop Location