Healthier salmon benefits human well-being

EU project studies fish and fish feed with goal of maximizing health-giving properties of farmed Atlantic salmon.

It is widely known that regularly eating oily fish like salmon is beneficial to human health because it is packed with protein and is good for the heart. However, many wild marine fishing areas are suffering from severely depleted fish stocks, hence farmed fish — or aquaculture — is on the rise.

Today, farmed fish account for around half of all fish consumed in the world.

One European Union-funded project has delved into how to make farmed fish even healthier via the food th

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