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Yale Environment 360: In Booming Aquaculture Industry, A Move to Plant-Based Food for Fish

… recently as the late 1990s, the aquaculture industry was heavily dependent on marine protein, using about three to four pounds of fish — in the forms of fishmeal and fish oil — to grow one pound of salmon. And the biological challenges of using soybeans and other plants to replace the long-chain fatty acids and amino acids found in forage fish have been considerable. Now, though, Barrows and his team at the Bozeman Fish Technology Center report that rainbow trout fed a patented all-plant …

Egg white to fish: 5 superb foods for fabulous, shiny and strong nails

… “Iron deficiency is the most common cause of brittle nails, and is particularly common among vegetarians, as vegetarian sources of iron (non-haem iron) are not as good as haem iron present in non-vegetarian sources,” says dermatologist Sirisha Singh. For people who are vegetarian, she suggests a diet containing spinach, lentils, beans and jaggery, as they can give a good amount of iron. 2 Fish Fish is rich in Omega 3 fatty acids and also provides a healthy dose of protein and sulphur. …

Vegetarian diet cuts risk of cancers but eating fish gives extra protection | Executive Living | The Australian

… and eggs and who had an 18 per cent lower chance. Combined, all types of vegetarians had a 22 per cent reduced risk for colorectal cancers than nonvegetarians. According to the researchers, the additional benefit from fish probably comes from omega-3 fatty acids. However, they note that even the nonvegetarian group in the study consumed less meat than the average American. Colorectal cancer is the second most deadly cancer in the US, after lung cancer, and previous studies have suggested that …

How can I get omega-3s in my diet without eating fish?

The question: I’m a vegetarian. How can I get omega-3s in my diet without eating fish? The answer: As a vegetarian, you’ll want to ensure you meet your daily requirements for alpha linolenic acid, or ALA, a plant-based omega-3 fatty acid. It’s plentiful in flaxseeds, chia seeds, hemp seeds, walnuts, soybeans and soy products. The other two omega-3 fatty acids – eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) – are found in oily fish and fish oil supplements. Even if you …

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