Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: The 10 best yoga poses for men > 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: The 10 best yoga poses for menHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Sex These foods are all natural aphrodisiacs Medical SA's hungry children could have this problem later on News Is almond milk good for you? Medical This man recognised and treated his own heart attack Medical 5 home remedies for fungal infections News Is this new ‘triple pill’ the answer to high blood pressure? From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Live healthier Effects on your brain? » 5 ways to get more seafood into your diet Mercury in fish may raise ALS risk Is it bad for your brain if you literally never eat fish? Calling all grown-ass picky eaters! Eeewwww! » ‘Why is my cough worse at night?’ SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body Can you get sick if someone coughs on you? The fine saliva mist emitted by a cough remains suspended in the air for up to 10 minutes.