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How to Choose Seafood
That’s Nutritious, Sustainable — and Safe

How to Choose Seafood That's Sustainable and Safe

Photo taken by Jonathan Forage

By: Matthew Kadey for Experience Life

Choosing seafood you can feel good about eating is a challenge.

This guide will help you make healthier, more sustainable choices when choosing seafood.

The world’s oceans, lakes, and rivers offer a cornucopia of fish, mollusks, and crustaceans. Yet concerns about industrial pollution, as well as ethical questions surrounding farming and fishing practices, abound for many seafood lovers, especially when choosing seafood that’s nutritious. Faced with confusing options, you might wonder whether it’s even possible to make a good seafood choice—one that is nutritious and safe as well as environmentally responsible.

It is possible. In fact, many experts say the health benefits of seafood can outweigh the risks. However, it’s a matter of learning which fish to catch and which to release.

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