Saithe is a codfish that can be found both near the surface and on the seabed down to a depth of 1,000 feet. It is a shoaling fish that may gather in large numbers where there is plenty of food. Saithe stocks in Norwegian waters are split into two: one north of 62 °N, and one south of this point.
Saithe/Pollock – Pollachius virens
Saithe is especially rich in: Protein that builds and maintains every cell in the body. Vitamin D, necessary to balance calcium in the body, which maintains and strengthens the bones. Vitamin B12, which is important for the body in producing new cells, including red blood cells Vitamin B12 can help to prevent anemia. Selenium, an important element in an enzyme that fights harmful chemical processes in the body.
In 100 grams of cooked Saithe/Pollock – Pollachius virens, we could find:
292 kJ or 69 kcal
Fat: 300 mg
Fats & Fatty Acids
Monounsaturated fatty acids: 100mg
Polyunsaturated fatty acids: 100mg
Vitamin B12: 4 µg