Fish is tasty, nutritious, and with many varieties you are bound to find one you like. It is full of protein, vitamin D, and iron. Fatty fish like mackerel and salmon are excellent sources of omega-3 as well.
To optimize your intake of DHA and EPA (Omega-3 fats that are good for you), aim to eat at least two servings of fatty fish a week. A serving would be about the size of a deck of cards when cooked.
Make sure to add fish to your meal plan this week with these easy tips.
- Fresh, frozen and canned fish are all good choices. Canned is especially easy for quick packing. For frozen and canned, choose products with less sodium.
- Make fish tacos. Try using whole grain tortillas or lettuce leaves as wraps.
- Add a can of tuna or salmon to homemade salad or pasta.
- Homemade fish burgers like these are great for batch cooking and they freeze well too.