Fish

     Fish is considered to be one of the healthiest foods on the planet. It is loaded with nutrients which are important to properly functioning brains such as fat, protein, and vitamin D. Fish is also the world's best source of omega-3 fatty acids, which are incredibly important for your body and brain.

 

     Fattier types of fish are healthier. Wild caught fish is considered by many to be better for our bodies than farmed fish.

 

     Some fish are known to contain high levels of mercury which is undesirable. Click here to learn which types of fish are considered safer with regards to mercury content from WebMD. Also, women who are pregnant or breastfeeding will want to learn from their doctors what the right about of fish is for their situation.

 

     Some types of fish are known to be in short supply or difficult to catch without harming the ecosystem.  The Monterey Bay Aquarium is keeping track of the situation for us. To learn which fish are considered eco-friendly go to www.seafoodwatch.org.