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1. Salmon is a good source of protein and rich in omega 3 essential fatty acids. It also contains B vitamins, vitamin D and some minerals including selenium.
2. Tuna is high in protein and omega 3 fats, plus vitamins B and D. Itís also a good source of selenium, potassium, calcium, copper, iodine and phosphorus.
3. Tuna when canned removes the omega 3 fats, so the fresher the better, but sadly thatís usually more expensive.
4. Prawns are rich in the trace mineral selenium, present in the human body in minute amounts. It combines with vitamin E to promote growth and fertility.
5. Herring is high in protein and vitamin D and contains omega 3 fats as well as vitamin D. It also has the minerals, selenium, iodine and potassium.
6. If herring is either smoked or pickled then its nutrient values are lowered compared with fresh herring.
7. The custom of eating fish with a slice of lemon dates back to the Middle Ages. It was believed that if a person accidentally swallowed a fish bone, the lemon juice would dissolve it.
8. If you have over-salted a dish, try adding a peeled potato or two as it will absorb some of the salty flavour.
1. There are six types of commercially caught tuna - blue-fin, black-fin, yellow-fin, skipjack, albacore, and bigeye. Bonito is a close relative of tuna.
2. Tuna is one of the UKís favourite canned foods and is high in protein and low in fat.
3. Tuna is also a good source of vitamin D which is good for the absorption of calcium in the body.
4. The southern bluefish lives for up to forty years and can exceed two metres in length. Tuna are a giant of the sea and can weigh up to 400kg!
5. Tuna swim at a steady rate of nine miles per hour for an indefinite period of time and they never stop moving. It is estimated that a 15-year-old tuna travels one million miles in its lifetime.