Fishes are rich source of essential fatty acids (omega-3 fatty acids)and minerals. Nutritionist advice fishes in diet mainly for pregnant women. Pomfret fishes are high in fat content, provides calcium, vitamins A and D, and including Vitamin B12. Increased Vitamin B12 makes it important for the nervous system. It also contains good amount of iodine, critical for the thyroid gland. Thus Pomfret is good for eyesight and healthy hair and skin. It helps in maintaining cardiovascular health too.