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Welcome to the Health Defence Blog - a blog about health, wellness and a healthier you. Brought to you by the Health Defence team at Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland, you'll find up-to-date information on a range of topics from what's in your food to the latest advice on e-cigarettes!
Guest blogger: Juliette Kellow - Fish Is The Dish Nutritionist
February 21, 2016
Omega-3 fats are a special type of fat and an important part of a heart-healthy diet. They can also be referred to as "essential" fats. This is because our body cannot produce them, so we must get them from our food.
Cod-laborating with the Live Better Blog this week is our special guest blogger, Fish is the Dish’s resident nutritionist Juliette Kellow. 'Fish is the Dish' have recently launched a health campaign aimed at promoting the benefits of omega-3. Here, Juliette shares her top 10 facts about omega-3 – and why eating oily fish will help your body and mind to stay fit and healthy. It’s all about the superfishoil!
Enter our Superfishoil competition for the chance to win a £250 set of pots and pans - note: this competition is now closed.
The Superfishoil CHSS Pan-Tastic Competition - this competition is now closed.
Win a Prestige pots and pan kit – perfect for showing off your skills in the kitchen and getting your two weekly serving of seafood!
CHSS has teamed up with Fish is the Dish to support their Superfishoil health campaign aimed at making people aware of the many health benefits of omega-3.
Note: the views and opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not reflect the views and opinions of Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland.
***Disclaimer: always seek medical advice before starting a new diet, exercise regime or medication. The information in these articles is not a substitute for professional advice from a GP, registered dietitian or other health practitioner.