Articles tagged with: omega-3

Science shows that fish oils DO help you live longer and more...

Science shows that fish oils DO help you live longer and more...

Our May Foodwatch Newsletter is packed full of interesting items. Fish oils and anti-aging being just one of the topics. Take a look...

26 May 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

What if I can’t swallow a large, one-gram, fish oil capsule?

Those large fish oil caps can be a real problem for the elderly, children and anyone with swallowing difficulties. The good news is,...

16 December 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Oxidation and rancidity in fish oils

All oils are susceptible to oxidation, and fish oils are no exception. Unlike fresh fish, it’s difficult to tell whether or not a...

19 August 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

Krill overkill - a must read from The Conversation

Krill overkill - a must read from The Conversation

Krill oil has bounced onto the huge market of fish oil capsules with unbelievable claims such as "better absorbed" and "more powerful...

15 April 2015 by Ken Harvey, Monash University; Aaron Kovacs, Monash University, Grace Jackel, Monash University

Q. I eat a lot of fish for their omega-3 – should I worry about mercury?

Q. I eat a lot of fish for their omega-3 – should I worry about mercury?

THE QUESTION IN FULL Q. I have heard that there are high mercury levels in fish. Yet I also read that some fish are the best source...

24 March 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Product Snapshot: Tassal Easy Bake Atlantic salmon fillets

Product Snapshot: Tassal Easy Bake Atlantic salmon fillets

Nutritionists recommend two serves of oily fish a week but I find it hard to eat this regularly without resorting to canned salmon or...

7 February 2014 by Catherine Saxelby