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 April 3, 2012
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