Can I eat oily fish?

Yes. Fish (both white and oily varieties) and seafood are essential in a balanced and varied diet. They are an excellent source of proteins, minerals, vitamins from group B (B6 and B12) and vitamins A, D, E, and the best food source of omega-3 fatty acids. 


Fish is an essential food and must be a regular part of the diet of people undergoing cancer treatment due to its multiple benefits. Patients should eat fish three to four times a week, where one or two of the times it should be oily fish (sardines, mackerel, anchovies, salmon, etc.).