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Tag: mercury

New Study: Eating Fish for Heart Health? Not So Fast!

A new study suggests that mercury and Omega-3’s affect heart health in contradictory ways, making fish a less-than-ideal source for these healthy fatty acids. To skip the mercury, skip the intermediary: go directly to the source! Plant-based Omega-3’s provide the same heart health benefits, but without the mercury — and without the environmental devastation or unnecessary suffering and death, while we’re at it. What a bargain!

Tips for Choosing Seafood Wisely

Choosing seafood wisely can reduce environmental impact and keep you in good health. Here are some tips from the Smart Seafood Guide 2011: Avoid the dirty dozen – the twelve [ … ]

Mercury in Canned Tuna

A recent study from Consumer Reports found measurable amounts of mercury in the canned tuna that it tested. While “measurable amounts” is not the same as “dangerous amounts,” with toxins [ … ]