Mola fish steadily gaining global popularity for nutritional values

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Photo collected from the internet shows mola fish, a highly nutritious fish widely available in Bangladesh Collected

It is an excellent food source for low-income families due to availability and low price point

Mola fish, a small fish widely available in Bangladesh has gained global popularity for its nutritional values. Research found that these small fishes are large pockets of nutrients that serve as a good source of food. 

A study by Shakuntala Thilsted, the Global Lead for Nutrition and Public Health at WorldFish, on the locally-found, low-cost fishes, found that it provides multiple high levels of nutrients and fatty acids, which are capable of playing a unique role in developing the brain. 

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This news article was first published on Dhaka Tribune on July 2022