How Much Fish Is Too Much Fish?

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I’m a big fan of Seafood, especially when the weather gets warm; I’ll take sushi, grilled fish, or fish tacos any day of the week.

However, after a particularly large seafood binge this past week, I got to thinking: How much fish is too much fish?

At this point, it’s common knowledge that our oceans aren’t in tip-top shape. And, even though Mercury was in retrograde this last month, that doesn’t apply to the amount found in your dinner. Unfortunately, some of the highest concentrations of the dangerous substance are packed right into your tuna sashimi.

So, let’s get to the numbers. How many times per week can you safely be eating fish without significantly increasing risk of exposure? Apparently, the recommended consumption rate is about twice per week, which I suppose I can live with.

However, when it comes to sushi, I can really put it away, so I’m not altogether certain that one sashimi session doesn’t exceed my suggested fish intake for an entire month.

Oh well…I’ll eat my fill or I’ll die trying.

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