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Know Your Seafood (INFOGRAPHIC)

Know your seafood infographic. I like the contrast between the red and green since one side tells you what seafood is good to eat and the other side tells you what isn't. I could see this being part of an article that has a seafood recipe.

#SmartHealthTalkTopPick:  Avoid mercury in fish. If you want to learn more about which fish are low in mercury and more sustainable because reproduce quickly go here: http://www.smarthealthtalk.com/sustainable-seafood-shopping.html (Good rule of thumb is bigger the fish, more chance of high mercury content). Find out how mercury get in fish: http://www.smarthealthtalk.com/1/post/2011/11/recycling-to-reduce-costs.html#.UnJydJRDppY

Clean Eating While Pregnant

Mercury in fish / Sarah Wilson (*fish in trouble/**farmed salmon may contain PCBs)

Health benefits of Oysters:There are many reasons to include oysters in your diet regularly. Here are top 6 health benefits of oysters that will definitely provide you with a sustainable seafood from now on.

Health benefits of Oysters:There are many reasons to include oysters in your diet regularly. Here are top 6 health benefits of oysters that will definitely provide you with a sustainable seafood from now on.

Pan-Roasted Trout with Tomatoes and Herbed Olive Oil | Fork Knife Swoon

Pan-Roasted Trout with Tomatoes and Herbed Olive Oil

Baked cornmeal-crusted catfish sandwiches with a tangy homemade lemon-caper dill sauce.

Chef Mary Sue Milliken on sustainable seafood.The Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch program led this top chef to make other sustainable changes at her restaurant.

Chef Mary Sue Milliken on sustainable seafood

Chef Mary Sue Milliken on sustainable seafood.The Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch program led this top chef to make other sustainable changes at her restaurant.

The Top Sustainable Seafood Choices

Expert Tips: Top Sustainable Seafood Choices

Alaska offers five different species of wild salmon including king, sockeye, coho, silverbrite, and pink salmon.

What can YOU do? Only buy seafood from responsibly managed fisheries and farms. Look for foods that are certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC). Encourage your local supermarket to carry certified seafood and urge others to purchase it. Purchasing certified sustainable seafood encourages environmental awareness and contributes to the wellness of oceans. To learn more: http://www.msc.org http://www.asc-aqua.org

Sodexo at Loyola Marymount University Earns Marine Stewardship Council Sustainable Seafood Certification

Farmed oysters + four other seafoods that you should eat

Listen to This Guy When He Tells You Which Fish to Eat

Sustainable Seafood: What to Eat and What to Avoid

Sustainable Seafood: What to Eat and What to Avoid

Our quick-and-easy guide to the best and worst fish to eat for the planet's health.

Does Healthy Sustainable Seafood Exist? | Phoenix Helix

Does Healthy Sustainable Seafood Exist? | Phoenix Helix

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Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries meet robust requirements for fish stocks, ecosystem impacts and effective management. Learn more about what sustainable fishing means here.

I love seafood and am always experimenting with new varieties and recipes.  There are loads of health benefits found in fish; they are lean sources of high quality protein and provide an abundance of omega-3's, vitamins and minerals, to name a few. When selecting fish, the top three criteria I'm considering are:

5 Nutritious and Sustainable Alternatives to your Favorite Seafood

Discover 5 nutritious and sustainable alternatives to your favorite seafood. There are tons of alternatives that are healthy and delicious!

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