Episode 2: FishFood, New Zealand, Science|2009|22:54
Fish is traditionally seen as a healthy food, but today there's lots of talk of heavy metals and dioxins in our seafood. So what should we believe? Is it stacked to the gills with goodness, or potentially harmful? Fish is our best source of omega 3 fatty acids, which improve brain function, lower blood pressure and even alleviate symptoms of depression and stress. We test the benefits of omega 3 on a bunch of brave courier drivers, and address the issue of pollution in the ocean.