Ten Fish That You Should Not Be Eating – Wow, I had no idea!

Background

We all eat many different kinds of seafood.  These fish are all tasty, but it might not be in our interest to eat them.  Mercury is the main reason provided for not eating these fish.  Some of the fish are top predators and accumulate the mercury from eating other fish.  Other fish just accumulate a lot of mercury. Also, some of these fish are endangered, and if steps are not taken they will disappear within a few years.  Pictures of the 10 fish are provided below.  Specific reasons why these fish might present a health issue for you can be found by clicking on the photo of each fish.  Facts about each fish will appear in a separate window when you click on the picture of the fish your are interested in.

Shark

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Swordfish

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King Mackerel

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Tilefish

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Albacore or Tuna Steaks

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Spanish Mackerel

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Orange Roughy

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Blue Fish

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Chilean Sea Bass

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Pacific Ocean Perch

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Summary:

This information was NaturalOn (http://naturalon.com).  This is a great website for information on healthy living and food choices.

 

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