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Your A to Z of fish

Got a burning question about fish and your diet or health? Then you’ve come to the right place. Registered dietitian and nutritionist Juliette Kellow has put together this comprehensive guide covering everything you need to know about fish from A to Z.

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B vitamins

There are many B vitamins, all needed in differing amounts to keep us healthy. B vitamins have different functions in our body but most of them (except folate) have a...

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Babies and toddlers

Fish provides many nutrients that are especially important for babies and toddlers. For example, oily fish such as mackerel, sardines, herring and fresh tuna are naturally rich in long-chain omega-...

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Barbecuing

Most of us automatically think of meat when it comes to having a barbecue, but fish is also a great choice. Barbecuing fish brings out its texture and flavour, plus...

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Blood pressure

Around one in three adults have high blood pressure and this is one of the main risk factors for stroke, which accounts for 28 percent of all deaths from cardiovascular...

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Bone health

Many nutrients are important for bone health. Calcium and vitamin D are needed for bones to grow and develop normally in children. These two nutrients together with phosphorus, magnesium, zinc...

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Brain health

There’s some truth behind the old wives’ tale that ‘fish is good for the brain’. The long-chain omega-3 fat DHA, found naturally in oily fish contributes to keeping brain function...

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Breastfeeding

Like everyone else, breastfeeding women should have two portions of fish each week, one of which should be an oil-rich fish. Because breastfeeding mums need a diet that provides all...

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