Fish vs Fish Oil Supplements: Which is Better?

Health  |  May 11, 2017
  • 1. Choose your type of fish
    1 / 5 1. Choose your type of fish

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    At the supermarket, choose wild caught marine sources over farm-raised ones for a more valuable source of omega-3.

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  • 2. Go for options
    2 / 5 2. Go for options

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    Fresh fatty fishes aren’t always available all year-round. Frozen or canned fatty fishes such as sardines, mackerel or tuna can however also provide equally great sources of omega-3.

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  • 3. Garnish away
    3 / 5 3. Garnish away

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    Toss in tuna flakes or seaweed over your favourite salads.

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  • 4. Try quick and easy ‘tin-foil baked fish’ for your meals
    4 / 5 4. Try quick and easy ‘tin-foil baked fish’ for your meals

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    First, choose any fatty fish such as salmon, mackerel or tuna and place in the centre of the aluminum foil. Season the fish with some pepper and salt, then top with fresh herbs and spices such as garlic, dill, thyme or lemon for added flavour. Add sliced baby potatoes, cherry tomatoes, mushrooms or asparagus for one complete meal. Seal the ends of the foil and put in the toaster oven for about 20 minutes or until fish is cooked and flaky.

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  • 5. Spread it out
    5 / 5 5. Spread it out

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    Prepare omega-3 rich spreads for your breads and crackers such as tuna, salmon or seafood deli spreads. You can also mix in canned sardines into your egg omelet for breakfast.

    A version of this story first appeared in CLEO. Offering an insider perspective on everything a twenty-something woman in Singapore wants or needs to know, CLEO Magazine is now available in both print and digital formats. Visit www.CLEO.com.sg to subscribe.

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