Oily Fish


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A fish with 2% fat by weight. Oily fishes are 'good for you' given their high omega-3 fatty acid content
Examples Catfish, herring, mackerel, mullet, pilchards, trout, salmon, sardines, tuna—fresh
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The most effective omega-3 fats occur naturally in oily fish.
Prof Alice Stanton of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland said: "International guidelines recommend eating oily fish at least once per week, however, many people do not eat fish at all and less than 20% of the world's population have optimal omega-3 PUFA levels.
ISLAMABAD -- Fish is considered to be good for the brain, and a study has shown that eating more oily fish could help teenagers feel less depressed.
The article mentions the benefits of recommending more oily fish in the diet of people suffering with dry eye.
Foods that can help | Eat more omega-3s: Asthma has been linked with an imbalance in dietary fats, so aim to increase your intake of omega-3s, found in oily fish such as mackerel, herring and salmon, wild game such as venison and grass-fed beef, omega-3-enriched eggs and fish oil supplements.
BOWEL cancer patients who eat a lot of oily fish may reduce their chances of dying from the disease, research suggests.
Summary: Nutritious and easy to cook, oily fish is a top catch.
OILY fish can be a cost-effective way of giving your diet a megahealthy boost.
But they are highest in oily fish like salmon and mackerel.
Regularly eating oily fish that contain polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), such as salmon, tuna or sardines, may help reduce the risk of breast cancer, a recent review published online June 27, 2013 in the British Medical Journal suggests.