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  EWG’s Consumer Guide to Seafood

More Omega-3s, Less Mercury

 
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EWG’s Consumer Guide to Seafood

EWG’s Consumer Guide to Seafood

Find healthy seafood picks!
Thursday, September 18, 2014

EWG's Consumer Guide to Seafood

Which fish are richest in healthy omega-3 fatty acids, lowest in mercury contamination and sustainably produced?

Most government and standard public health references don’t tell you – so EWG will. EWG’s extensive analysis of the latest scientific research on seafood, omega-3s and mercury boils down to this easy guide.

 
Which fish are richest in healthy omega-3 fatty acids, lowest in mercury contamination and sustainably produced?

Most government and standard public health references don’t tell you – so EWG will. EWG’s extensive analysis of the latest scientific research on seafood, omega-3s and mercury boils down to this easy guide.

Use EWG’s Seafood Calculator at the right to get your custom seafood list – based on your age weight and more - or click here to see EWG’s general recommendations.

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Category
Species
Weekly Mercury
Weekly Omega-3s
Sustainability
Conclusion
 
 
 
 

EWG's
Best Bets!

Very High Omega-3s, Low Mercury, Sustainable

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Category
Species
Weekly Mercury
Weekly Omega-3s
Sustainability
Conclusion
 
 
 

Good Choices

High Omega-3s, Low Mercury

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Category
Species
Weekly Mercury
Weekly Omega-3s
Sustainability
Conclusion
 
 
 

Low
Mercury

But Also Low Omega-3s

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Category
Species
Weekly Mercury
Weekly Omega-3s
Sustainability
Conclusion
 
 
 

Mercury
Risks Add Up

Pregnant Women And Children Should Limit Or Avoid

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Category
Species
Weekly Mercury
Weekly Omega-3s
Sustainability
Conclusion
 
 
 

Avoid

Mercury Levels Too High To Eat Regularly

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* Sustainability ratings for this species vary based on the location and method of harvest. Get details from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program.