Dementia diet: Eating fish more beneficial than omega-3 supplements | Health | Life & Style

Dementia affects 850,000 people in the UK, with numbers set to soar above a million by 2025.

Research has found that eating a diet rich in fish could ward off Alzheimer’s disease by boosting brain health.

It’s thanks to its high omega-3 content which has been shown by studies to be important for cognitive and brain functioning. 

From whether you can eat fish during pregnancy, to if seafood is a major source of food poisoning, there are many misconceptions about the nutritious food group. 

Dietician and nutritionist, Juliette Kellow, who has been working with Aldi for Seafood Week in October, busts the common myths surrounding fish and other types of seafood.

Myth: Only oily fish contain omega-3 fats and we can get these from fish supplements

“All fish contain omega-3, as registered dietitian and consultant nutritionist, Juliette Kellow, explained. 

“White fish and shellfish also contribute to our overall intake of the essential fat.

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