Fish is a good source of protein and contains many vitamins and minerals. For a balanced diet, it’s a good idea to eat two portions of fish a week, including at least one portion of oily fish.
What is oily fish?
Oily fish include:
trout, sardines, salmon, herring and mackerel. They are all rich in omega 3 fats.
Non oily fish include: haddock, cod, skate and tuna
Shellfish such as mussels and clams can provide a lot of nutrients such as Omega 3, Good fats, Minerals (copper, magnesium, zinc) and protein.
3 recipes with fish:
- Salad – Crab, Avocado, Parsley, Lemon juice
- Starter – Salmon, Courgettes, Feta Cheese and pine nuts
- Main – Cod in oven with a bit of oil, capers, and fresh parsely on top
If you regularly eat a lot of fish, try to choose as wide variety as possible.
You can choose from fresh, frozen and canned: but remember that canned and smoked fish can be high in salt.
Have yourself a very healthy year!