Carp is a fish that, in addition to trout, is the most famous freshwater fish in our area. It is often found on our tables, especially during Fast. Due to its vitamins, minerals, fatty acids and amino acids, carp meat has a positive effect on human health and is especially benefitial for small children.
In Super Vero (Boulevard Milutina Milankovića 86a) you can buy fresh carp farmed in a cage system on Zavojsko lake, in the heart of Stara planina, at an altitude of 620 meters. The cage system is located on the widest part of Zavojsko lake, where the water depth is up to 80 meters. The water in the lake itself is drinkable and classified in the first category, and that in combination with the most modern breeding technology provides carp of recognizable taste and quality. The water temperature of this mountain lake, as well as quality and balanced food that carp feed on, give fish meat a low level of fat and a gastronomic experience that you will hardly forget.
Due to plenty of protein, it is recommended for teenagers and pregnant women. Also, this fish is a rich source of vitamins A, B12, C, E and potassium and selenium, which are important for the normal functioning of the body.
Phosphorus and vitamin PP are essential for healthy hair and skin as well as for normal iron absorption. Also, carp meat is recommended for people with an unbalanced amount of iron in the body.
Omega-3 unsaturated fatty acids, which are abundant in carp, have a beneficial effect on the activity of the cardiovascular system. Unsaturated fatty acids in carp have powerful anti-inflammatory properties, prevent the deposition of cholesterol on the walls of blood vessels, normalize blood pressure, improve blood circulation and reduce the risk of thrombosis.
The small amount of connective fibers contributes to faster absorption, which is especially important for people who suffer from metabolic and digestive disorders.
Consumption of carp is also recommended for the elderly, because fatty acids prevent macular degeneration of vision associated with age, and vitamin retinol improves night vision.
Nutritionists recommend this fish because it is very useful for weight loss. Due to its low fat and ease of digestion, it is ideal for anyone who wants to improve their body shape and contribute to the health of the whole organism.