Fish can be healthy, but too much of a good thing can be bad, especially if you’re consuming fish with a high mercury content.
Wild Alaskan Cod happens to be one of my favorites.
Check out the fish below and see how your fish stacks up.
Artic Cod Mullet
Clam Salmon-Wild, fresh or canned
Mackerel-North Atlantic Whitefish and Whiting
Bass-Black, striped Perch-Freshwater
Croaker-White Pacific Snapper
Halibut-Atlantic, Pacific Tuna-Canned, Chunk Light
Lobster Sea Trout
Mahi Mahi Weakfish
Mackerel-Gulf, King Tilefish
Spanish Tuna-Ahi, Bigeye, canned Albacore, Yellowfin
Keep your consumption in check with these Beastly Tips below.
- Avoid ‘high’ levels.
- Consume ‘medium’ levels in moderation.
- Fill up on ‘lower’ levels.
- Out to eat and can’t remember which fish has less mercury? Just remember, smaller fish have less mercury.
Do you take fish oil pills? Mercury is not limited to fish; those fish oil pills you’re consuming can contain mercury too. Check out my article on fish oil. The bottom line, pick your fish wisely.
What fish are you eating? Drop me a line in the comment section below.