Omega 3 is a type of essential fat found in oil-rich fish like salmon, tuna, halibut, algae and some plants and nut oils. These ‘good’ fatty acids are beneficial and essential in our diet. As these valuable fats are not produced naturally by the human body they need to be outsourced.
Beneficial for hearts and minds, Omega 3 normalizes and regulates cholesterol. On Fish is the Dish's websiteregistered dietitian and nutritionist Juliette Kellow reveals all you need to know about omega-3 fats, including why it’s important to have enough in our diet.
Fish and Seafood are recognised as the best natural source of Omega 3. Which fish though? I found a whole league table of the top 20 fish and seafood sources for Omega 3. You may have been as surprised as I was to discover good old fish fingers in this list!
When buying seafood I'm always sure to choose fresh, pollution-free, eco-friendly and highly sustainable sources.
Today I'm sharing a vibrant fish dish which combines the tropical taste of coconut and vegetables. All served in one pot, it makes for a healthy and colourful supper.