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Tasmanian Atlantic Salmon is great for healthy hearts and minds. It’s one of the richest natural sources of marine Omega 3s (EPA and DHA). Compared to Tassie Salmon, red meat like beef and lamb is comparatively very low in Omega 3s, especially these important two.

In fact you would need to eat an astonishing amount of red meat to get the equivalent beneficial Omega 3s (EPA and DHA) as just 206.5g of Tasmanian Atlantic Salmon. To get a better idea of how the figures stack up take a look at the comparison table below.

To achieve your overall recommended level of Omega 3s (4270mg per week) you would need to eat :

14.25kg lean beef (approx 60 x 237.5g steaks)*
12.2kg lamb (approx 5 x 2.44kg legs of lamb)*
206.5g Tasmanian Atlantic Salmon**

The NHRMC (National Health and Research Medical Council) recommends men and women consume 610mg and 430mg of marine omega 3s respectively.***

*Final figures of beef and lamb were calculated using nutritional information from

**Source: Australian Government, Department of Health and Ageing, National Health and Medical Research Council – Nutrient Reference Values for Australia and New Zealand (Including Recommended Dietary Intakes), endorsed by the NHMRC on 9 September 2005.

The suggested dietary target is equivalent to the 90th centile of intake in the Australian/New Zealand population to be attained by replacing energy-dense, low nutrient foods and drinks with LC n-3-rich foods such as fish such as tuna, salmon and mackerel, lean beef or low energy density, LC n-3-enriched foods.