Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake? > Health-in-Motion 29 September 2017 Steaming fish is better than boiling it If you are concerned about harmful chemicals that might be present in fresh fish, steaming the fish is better than boiling it. That’s the conclusion drawn by Spanish scientists who found that certain biotoxins which are harmful to various bodily organs are transferred into water used for cooking fish. Their experiments show that steaming freshwater fish for over two minutes lowers the concentration of the toxic compound cylindrospermopsin by as much as 26%, whereas boiling only reduces it by 18%, exposing anyone eating the fish to a greater risk. 0 More: Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake?Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical New test may soon be available for diagnosing TB in kids Medical What happens to my body during an allergic reaction? Fitness The fastest way to build cycling endurance Fitness 30-minute weight-loss workouts for runners Medical Selective hearing: how humans focus on what they want to hear Medical 5 ways to boost your immune system in summer From our sponsors R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher up for grabs! Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know 8 strategies for treating both your bladder problems and your depression Live healthier Don't even bother » SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body LISTEN: Can you spot the smoker’s cough? 7 cough remedies that definitely don’t work A chronic cough can be the bane of your life. Here are seven cough remedies you shouldn't waste your time with. Be in the know! » How to manage sensitive teeth 5 ways runners mess up their teeth Oral health basics: what you need to know Dr Simon Reeves talks us through the importance of oral health basics. Here’s how to care for your teeth properly.