Fish is a great alternative to red meat. Fish is a healthy, lean protein and contains a type of fat called "omega-3," which may help protect the heart.
David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.