The Game Changer: My Love Story with Fish Sausages
I wish I could express the happiness and satisfaction I have found in eating fish sausages
Everyone loves sausages. If you ask me, sausage is the real embodiment of comfort food; the coziest breakfast anyone can have. I mean, have you tried a hot sausage on a cold, wet morning? To say the least, hot sausages are to die for!
If you are enthusiastic about sausages like me, you will be happy to know that besides pork, there is a new flavor in town: Fish. I first tasted a fish sausage a couple of months back and boy did it completely knock me off my feet! These sausages now hold a special place in my affections. And because I know they are not a familiar dish for most Kenyans, I will make it my mission to tell you of my love story with them.
Yes. You got that right… I’m in love with fish sausages! Deep, unconditional, and uninhibited love that starts from the stomach, runs deep in my veins, and settles at the bottom-most part of my heart. I just love everything about this nutritious delicacy: The overwhelming taste, amazing color, and the fragrant smell—you name it! By the way, have I mentioned that the fish sausage is the only sausage that doesn’t discriminate against sausage lovers along religious lines? Well, unlike pork, it can be eaten by Hindus and Muslims without restriction. Everyone wins!
Now tell me… can you eat fish sausages? If you aren’t convinced yet, how about I remind you of the many health benefits of fish meat?
Health Benefits of Fish Sausages
On top of being delicious, fish is among the healthiest foods on the planet. For starters, this white meat has more or less the same protein content as other meats, but it is healthier and easier to digest. The obvious health benefit of eating fish is that it is good for your eyesight. It is loaded with a handful of key nutrients, among them fatty acids and vitamin D. All fish have Omega-3 fatty acids in abundance.
You probably know that the human body cannot produce omega-3 fatty acids, so our only shot at getting these all-important nutrients is through the food we eat. I’ve learned that fish sausages are made from fatty fish, which is the richest, most nutritious fish of all.
The Significance of Omega-3 Fatty Acids Found in Fish Sausages
• Eating fish sausages regularly will help you manage your blood pressure, consequently keeping your heart healthy and least vulnerable to sudden death, strokes, and heart attack. Omega-3 fatty acids also prevent you from abnormal heart rhythms.
• For growing kids, the fish sausage facilitates healthy brain function. For expecting mothers, it aids the development of vision and nerves for your unborn baby.
• Omega-3 fatty acids may significantly lower the risk of depression and Alzheimer’s disease, according to an ongoing study.
• People who eat fish sausages are at a lesser risk of dementia and diabetes.
• May prevent inflammation, including neutralizing the risk of arthritis.
Can the Fish Sausage Help Prevent Asthma in Children?
Guess what—it can. Primarily, asthma is characterized by chronic inflammation of the airways. Omega-3 fatty acids can dramatically reduce the magnitude of the inflammation, consequently lowering the asthma risk. Although the opinion is divided as of whether fish consumption lowers the risk of asthma in adults, studies show a significant effect on children.
To me, fish and fish sausages are benevolent—I can always count on these delicacies to cheer me up regardless of my moods or cravings. Traditionally, these sausages were common in Asia—specifically Japan and Sri Lanka. The good thing is that they are starting to make inroads in East Africa, particularly in Uganda and Kenya.
The next time you are in Nairobi, make a point of tasting a fish sausage from Renam Brands. I find them to be the best fish suppliers and processors in Nairobi, Kenya. You can always reach them via +254742730700.