Wild Omega 3 with a Lemon Twist…
We’re all aware of the beneficial role that omega-3 fatty acid–rich seafood can play in virtually every aspect of our health and wellbeing. Did you ever wonder how lemons became “de rigueur” as a flavour enhancer with seafood?
The answer involves a little science and a long culinary history. Omega-3 fatty acids in fish can release ammonia-like compounds called amines, which cause that fishy smell and can result in the occasional unpleasant burp. Citric acid binds to and neutralizes these odour-causing compounds. Lemons have been used for centuries to preserve seafood freshness and scent; it also happens to be a great culinary pairing.
Canada’s Food Guide recommends a minimum of two servings of omega-rich fish, such as salmon, per week. Let’s set aside good intentions; when is the last time you had a couple of consecutive weeks with at least two servings of fish?
With the advent of omega-rich fish oil in softgel form, one dose can deliver the EPA and DHA equivalent of a 100 g (4-ounce) portion of salmon.
New Roots Herbal’s high-potency WildOmega 3 EPA 660 mg / DHA 330 mg softgels are now available with the great taste of naturally sourced lemon oil. Why not consider them your daily serving of fish with a lemon twist?