Fish, mercury, and heart disease

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND. Several studies have shown that regular fish consumption protects against cardiovascular disease. Other studies have shown that consuming mercury-contaminated fish increases the risk of coronary heart disease. The beneficial effect... Read more »

Fish intake—Risks and benefits

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS. The benefits of eating fish are related to the content of the long-chain omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA. The risk is associated with a whole host of contaminants such... Read more »

Health benefits of saltwater fish vs freshwater fish

Fish Intake and Omega 3 & 6 MONTREAL, CANADA. The American Heart Association and similar organizations have long extolled the virtue of consuming fish once or preferably twice a week as a... Read more »