BAL­ANCE THE SCALES

Choose your fish wisely – and avoid a heavy metal melt­down

Men's Fitness - - Nutrition -

Should you be wor­ried about toxic mer­cury in fish? The an­swer, ac­cord­ing to a re­cent study: it de­pends what’s on your plate. Fol­low the Nat­u­ral Re­sources De­fense Coun­cil’s new guide­lines to top up on Alzheimer’s-fight­ing omega 3s – with­out the un­pleas­ant ex­tras.

throw it back

Spe­cial oc­ca­sions only King mack­erel, mar­lin, shark, sword­fish, big­eye tuna

there’s a catch

Up to six serv­ings a month Bass, carp, Alaskan cod, hal­ibut, lob­ster, monk­fish, perch, skate, skip­jack tuna

carpe diem

Eat as much as you like

An­chovy, crab, had­dock, hake, her­ring, North At­lantic mack­erel, oys­ter, plaice, pol­lock, salmon, sar­dine, scal­lop, ti­lapia, prawn, whit­ing

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