VER­SUS… TWO GREAT FOODS GO HEAD TO HEAD

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Per 100g:

116 calo­ries, 25g pro­tein, 50% of RDA vi­ta­min B12, 16% of RDA phos­pho­rous and 100%+ of RDA se­le­nium; all nu­tri­ents es­sen­tial for oxy­gen up­take, bone health and en­ergy util­i­sa­tion.

Ver­sa­tile

– can be used as a wrap fill­ing, top a baked potato or add to a pasta bake to cre­ate a well­bal­anced, pre- or post-training meal.

Per 100g:

208 calo­ries, 20g of pro­tein, 2.3g of omega-3s fatty acids, 50% of RDA Vit B12, 67% RDA se­le­nium, and is one of the only food sources of Vi­ta­min D.

A study

in 2017 (Hin­g­ley L, et al. Int J Sport Nutr Ex­erc Metab. 2017) showed that omega-3-rich fish can im­prove the econ­omy of cy­cling.

Great source of pro­tein and amino acids for re­cov­ery. TUNA

High in omega-3 fatty acids, whether fresh or tinned. SALMON

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