Updated: Apr 27, 2020
Eating a variety of different fish species is a good way to gain the nutritional benefits without consuming too much mercury 🐟
This compound accumulates in the body and can especially disrupt the nervous system and certain organs.
Large predatory fish contain the most. A sensible choice of species that can be consumed is important to maintain a proper intake of precious omega 3 fatty acids.
Santé Canada recommends that we eat 2 servings of 75g (2 1/2 oz) of fish per week.
Here some of the least contaminated species:
▫️salmon (preferably wild to avoid other contaminants)
▫️skipjack canned tuna