Is too much salmon bad for you?

By Jennifer Bowden In Nutrition

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18th June, 2011
Question: I eat salmon every other night but the pack label says it has about the same amount of fat as cheese. I know salmon contains good fat, but I am still eating fat – is it making me fat? Answer: Juicy thick fillets of salmon are full of good fats that benefit our heart health, are necessary for healthy growth and development in children, reduce rheumatoid arthritis symptoms and, if emerging research is correct, play a role in improving mental health. But can too much of a good thing be bad? To optimise our health and lower chronic disease risk, the Ministry ...

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