Healthy fats in farmed salmon have HALVED: Amount of omega-3 drops after changes in the way fish are fed  



Farmed salmon is becoming less nutritious, a major study has found.
The amount of the key nutrient omega-3 it contains has halved in the past decade.
The fatty acid is recommended by doctors to combat a variety of conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and arthritis. It also helps brain development in children and is almost exclusively found in oily fish.
A major study into the nutritional benefits of farmed salmon found that in 2006 a 130g portion contained 3.5g of omega-3 – the recommended weekly intake.
The same portion analysed in 2015 contained just half the amount – 1.75g.
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7 October 2016 in Health, Views: 38
Source: Daily Mail
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