THOSE who choose to eat fish as the meat of choice on Good Friday largely due to religious beliefs, might just be doing themselves a favour, according to Sunraysia Community Health Services dietitian Alana Hosken.
Ms Hosken said evidence of the health benefits of fish consumption was consistently recognised in international dietary guidelines.
“People who regularly consume fish as part of their diet tend to have lower risks of a range of conditions, including cardiovascular disease, stroke, macular degeneration and dementia,” she said.
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