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Best and Worst Fish Choices

A Guide for a Healthy Body & Planet


3/13/2009 1:19:29 PM

There is actually a link right in the article with a larger list... check it out. =)
3/13/2009 12:53:52 PM

I eat a lot of catfish and whitefish.....? i wonder if those are harmful.
3/13/2009 12:53:25 PM

NITAINMN's SparkPage
I wish there were more fish emtioned, especially the ones we eat more commonly like Tilapia, tuna, Ahi tuna, wild caught salmon, macarel and king fish. Aslo as others have mentioned, brook trout, rainbow trout, red roughy, cod fillets, that are sold widely now.
3/13/2009 12:49:56 PM

JACKIE@27's SparkPage
Where does Talapia falls on this list?
3/13/2009 12:38:37 PM

I am wondering how British Fish such as river trout, farmed rainbow trout and Scottish Salmon fit in with this list.
3/13/2009 12:07:03 PM

SASSYGIRL32's SparkPage
yes i agree, there wasnt very many types of fish that i normally eat on the list either..i love catfish, tilapia and whiteing.
3/13/2009 9:37:17 AM

Any fish not on this list is deliberate. It means it's not the "best" and it's not the "worst" but falls somewhere in between.
3/13/2009 9:28:26 AM

Great article. As a fish lover it's good to know which fish are safe and environment consciously caught.
3/13/2009 9:11:22 AM

NATRONA32's SparkPage
I have forwarded the link in this article to virtually everyone in my address book! What a GREAT resource!!
3/13/2009 9:05:12 AM

SARAHSLY's SparkPage
I eat fish 3 to 4 times a week and after this article and feeling really lucky to be me.

Our family spends a month fishing, shrimping and clamming in Alaska each year and that provides us with about 200 lbs or more of wild salmon, halibut, shrimp and clams that lasts throughout the year. We even have enough to trade with friends for things like elk and venison.

The cost per pound is astronomical; however, the fun we have as a family in addition to knowing we're feeding our family well is priceless.
3/13/2009 7:40:50 AM

LORI_25403's SparkPage
Excellent article with great resources. The additional fish and sushi link is very indepth.
3/13/2009 7:37:42 AM

LORRILIZ3's SparkPage
I agree that the list could have included more types of fish. In UK we are now finding new varieties in store. Some of these are probably not available everywhere. I've recently bought Basa and River Cobbler for the first time.We also have coley and pollock and have no idea how good or bad they are. I don't know whether I should be concerned about this.
We have no children at home now so it's probably not so important. I'd worry a lot more if I had a young family to feed.
The name' fishface' is purely a coincidence,by the way!!
3/13/2009 3:54:37 AM

ANGIENYC's SparkPage
go the the website the author lists- everyhing is explained there. The list is much more complete...
3/13/2009 3:21:26 AM

I find the list very incomplete, why sward fish bad?? ehat about the whiting fish, which is excelent, mackerel, and many others....??
3/13/2009 1:44:03 AM

If you went into the full list, you would have seen tilapia was on all three list. Good, OK, and BAD.

If it is farmed raised in the US it was on the Good list

If it was farm raised in Latin America it was on the OK list

If it was raised in Asia then it was on the bad list.

It stated that Tilapia is safe to eat 4 or more times in a month by children and adults.

Hope this helps.

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