Stay With Small Fish

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I like fish, but how can I avoid mercury overload?

Stay With Small Fish

Generally speaking, the smaller the fish, the lower it is on the food chain and the lower it is in mercury. Anchovies, herring, sardines and tilapia, for example, contain the least mercury. Halibut and lobster contain moderate amounts. King mackerel and swordfish should be avoided. The mercury calculator at will help you decide what's safe for your body size.



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