Seafood is a nutrient-rich food that offers a wide range of health benefits. Fish is packed full of vitamins, minerals and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. These nutrients help your body stay healthy and can even prevent certain conditions. Yet many people experience a seafood aversion that keeps them from enjoying the health benefits and unique flavors of seafood dishes.

Why Do Some People Not Like Seafood?

Seafood has one of the most distinguishable smells. One of the reasons why some people avoid seafood is because of the strong smell of certain types of fish or other sea creatures. Others refuse to consume seafood because they don’t like its appearance or texture. Some fish can come with small bones and scales, which can be off-putting. If cooked incorrectly, fish, octopus, calamari, to name a few,  can even take on a rubbery texture.

Is It Possible to Learn to Like Seafood?

Whatever your reason for avoiding this type of food, there are many ways to learn how to like it. The first step is to be open and willing to experiment until you find your favorite type of seafood. After all, there are many different types of fish and nearly endless ways of seasoning and preparing them. If you want to expand your palate and learn to enjoy seafood, start small and keep trying new dishes until you find your favorite.

How to Make Yourself Like Seafood

Here are a few tips to overcoming a seafood aversion and enjoying creative dishes focused on fish:

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