Seafood: The choice is yours
Seafood is an important souce of energy, protein and other important nutrients, including omega-3 fatty acids, which tend to lower the risk of coronary heart disease. However, many types of seafood also can accumulate toxins, particularly the heavy metal mercury, which can pose a risk to neurological development in fetuses. Read related story.
Source: Joint FAO/WHO Expert Consultation on the Risks and Benefits of Fish Consumption. | Patterson Clark/The Washington Post.