Are you a fish fan? Fish can be incredibly nurtious and taste great, but there are some fish that may be contaminated with extra amounts of mercury. Check out the simple ways to choose the healthiest fish for you. If you’re planning to become pregnant it’s crucial that you choose the healthiest form of fish to drastically lower your risk of giving your baby mercury poisining. Mercury can stay in your body for a year.
I don’t know many people who eat this, but if you’re a fan of these somewhat scary creatures, watch them on documentaries and don’t eat them. The reason sharks aren’t good to consume is becase they eat a bunch of other fish that are often contaminated. This puts sharks’ levels of mercury off the charts.
Albacore Tuna Or Tuna Steaks
There is a medium amount of mercury in Albacore tuna and tuna steak so try to eat them in moderation. The EPA recommends eating no more than a six ounce serving a week.
This fish, like the shark, consumes a bunch of fish that are contaminated with mercury, so steer cleer of these.
This fish can contain a huge amount of mercury, so people in general should steer clear of consuming these.
Wild Pacific Salmon
This fish has an abundents of healthy nutrients; including vitamin B12, vitamin D, and omega-3’s. Wild pacific is the healthiest form of salmon. If you’re considering becoming pregnant, even over the course of a year, the EPA reccommends eating no more than 12 ounces of this a week to be safe because all fish contain at least hints of mercury.
These fish are a great source of vitamin D and omega-3s.
If you need your iron fix, these fish are packed with it. They also have a large amount of omega-3s. You can toss these in a sandwich, salad, or pasta. Yum!
Remember to consult your physician or chiropractor before taking any health advice.
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