Rohu fish is an important aqua cultured freshwater species and very commonly eaten in India. Rohu is a rich source of vitamin C, which is essential for maintaining a good health. It keeps diseases like cold and cough at bay and prevents other diseases related to it.
Rohu is a good source for protein be it a child or an adult, this protein is needed for growth and good health of tissues. It is a Brain booster and rich source for Minerals like Iron, zinc, iodine, potassium, calcium and selenium. Antioxidants in fish are believed to be helpful in fighting cancer to a great extent.
Rohu is rich in protein but low in fat. Heart friendly Omega 3 fatty acid is known for being heart friendly.