Our pilchard range is an excellent low calorie, low carbohydrate food that helps stabilise blood sugar levels and one of the richest sources of fish protein. These small, silver coloured fish can be enjoyed as a healthy snack or regular meal due to the various nutrients the fish contains.
Glenryck Pilchards are
available in the following
variants and sizes:
- Glenryck Pilchards in
(155 g; 400 g)
- Glenryck Pilchards
(155 g; 400 g)
The Health Benefits
- Omega-3 fatty acids play a vital role in the regulation of blood cholesterol levels. Vitamin B12, also found in high concentrations in the fish, helps to protect the walls of the arteries. This promotes cardiovascular health. The fish also contains the antioxidant, Coenzyme Q10, which supports cardiovascular health.
- Proteins provide amino acids, which are vital for various growth functions. Amino acids enable the healthy growth and development of cells, connective tissues and muscles. Amino acids also sustain the distribution of oxygen and nutrients throughout the body. This helps to boost the immune system and overall health.
- Pilchards are also a rich source of iron. This mineral plays a vital role in the supply of oxygen to red blood cells. It also helps to produce high energy levels, which is important for an active lifestyle. The fish also contains Coenzyme Q10 and vitamin B12, which enhance physical energy. It is an excellent food item that can help you enhance overall vitality.
- Calcium, magnesium and vitamin D play a vital role in the promotion of strong bones. Vitamin D facilitates the absorption of calcium in the body. Phosphorous helps to strengthen the bone matrix. Inadequate calcium intake is a lead cause for bone diseases such as osteoporosis. Regular inclusion of pilchards in the diet can help prevent osteoporosis.
- Pilchards are a great item to be integrated in a weight loss diet as the fish accelerates the body’s rate of metabolism. This increases the body’s capacity to burn fat. A healthy physical fitness program combined with a healthy diet helps to achieve healthy weight loss.