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Seafood Watch

Unfortunately, fish is some of the most highly contaminated food on earth. This led Sandra Steingraber to recommend women eat no fish for a year before getting pregnant, while pregnant, or while breastfeeding.

Still, some fish are better than others. In general, eat smaller species - the larger predators will be more contaminated because of biomagnification.

Beware farmed fish - they have higher than usual levels of contaminants and are relatively lacking in the omega-3 fats, which most fish get from eating algae.

West Coast Guide from Seafoodwatch.org

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