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Get the Benefits of Fish Without Eating It

Updated: Jul 25, 2021

From Omega-3 to Vitamin D, fish gives our body some great health benefits. But did you know that you can easily get all the healthy fish benefits without actually eating fish?

For those of you who are not so fond of fish, here is a range of delicious alternatives that contain all the same healthy foodstuffs as salmon, mackerel and cod. Maker sure to try some of these if you struggle to get the recommended 300g of fish a week.

Omega-3 Fatty Acids

As building blocks for the brain and with anti-inflammatory properties, Omega-3 helps create healthy, functioning cells throughout the body.

15g of Flaxseed oil

50g linseed

110g walnuts


Iodine helps keep the metabolism high and protects against enlarged thyroids.

55g whey cheese

150ml milk

170g rye bread

2.5 large eggs


Protein is a central building block when the body produces hormones and enzymes. It also helps with healing and restoring muscle after working out.

75ml of fromage frais

40g lean meat or pultry

250ml kefir

1 large egg


Studies have linked selenium to protecting cells against certain types of cancer. Research into this is ongoing but preliminary results have been promising.

12g brazil nuts

23g sunflower seeds

1 small egg

100g chicken

100g dried lentils

Vitamin D

Vit. D is great ats trengthening bones, muscles and the immune system. It can also help stimulate cognitive functioning, making you more productive.

200g of eggs

230g of chicken

450ml Vitamin D enriched milk

And did you know...

Chicken gives you 3 out of the 5 fish benefits because it contains Vitamin D, selenium and protein. Perfect for those of you who are not so keen on fish! As long as you're getting a healthy balance of all of the above as part of your weight loss journey, you will be getting the right amount of nutrients and vitamins.

Thanks for reading,

The Slim Transformation Team

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