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Fish in diet

Fish in diet

Overview

Fish is a great alternative to red meat. Fish is a healthy, lean protein and contains a type of fat called "omega-3," which may help protect the heart.

Update Date 4/25/2015

Updated by: Emily Wax, RD, The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.