Category Archives: Fish

Tinned Mackerel in Tomato Sauce: Better Preservation of Fats?

Tinned mackerel is a healthy food because not only does it provide a good source of protein, but it also provides long-chain marine oils that can feed into the essential fatty acid pathway. This makes it a great source of … Continue reading

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Fish: Not All The Same

A number of lines of evidence suggest that fish is beneficial to the health. In particular, fish may improve cognition and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. However, the exact health effects obtained from fish will depend on the types … Continue reading

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Is Tinned Fish a Healthy Food?

Fish is considered a healthy food. A number of lines of evidence support fish as part of a healthy diet. In particular, fish has been shown to be beneficial to cognition, able to inhibit neurodegeneration and is a good source … Continue reading

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The Health Benefits of Fish

Evidence supports the contention that fish is a healthy food. However, while fish is known to possess certain health effects, these may vary between different types of fish. Perhaps the most well known health effect of fish is due to … Continue reading

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Meat, Fish or Fowl?

For those of us that like to eat animal products, there is a continual choice between the different forms of meat. Clearly there are taste differences between the various types of meat, but perhaps more importantly, there are also nutritional … Continue reading

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Meat or Fish?

Meat and fish are excellent sources of protein. In this regard, both can be considered to contain all the essential amino acids required by humans. However, meat and fish differ in a number of ways and these differences can significantly … Continue reading

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Sprat Essential Fatty Acid Content Varies

Cold water fish are a good source of the essential fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). These essential fatty acids feed into the essential fatty acid pathways in humans and animals and allow the production of important … Continue reading

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Red Meat, Fish or Fowl?

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Seafood for Mood Disorders

Seafood is increasingly being seen as beneficial to mood disorders. The current opinion is that part of this benefit comes from the high concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids in seafood. In particular the omega 3 fatty acids docosahexaenoic acid  (DHA, … Continue reading

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