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Don’t Take the Bait on Fish

Key Facts

Per cent of fat saturated: Salmon – 25%, Flax – 9%

Cholesterol: Salmon – 52mg, Flax – none

Mercury: Tuna 360 ppt, Flax – none

Per cent of fat as Omega-3: Salmon – 20%, Flax – 57%

There’s been talk in the popular media that somehow fish is the best choice for health. Well, I wouldn’t take the bait on that one. Read more