Best & Worst Fish For Your Health

Not every fish in the sea is good for you…literally.

Here is a list of which ones to avoid and which one you should devour:

1. Best source of omega-3 fatty acids

Mackerel contains 2.6 gm of omega-3s per 3.5 oz serving.

2. Best for cholesterol

Salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which may help reduce triglyceride levels.

Related: Keeping It Wild: Beware of Salmon Mislabeling

3. Best protein source

Bluefin tuna contains 29.91 gms of protein per 3 oz of dry, cooked fish.

4. Worst level of toxins

American eel contains high levels of mercury and PCBs.

Related: Fish Stew for Chilly Days


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