I promote increased fish consumption in the majority of my patients.
Fish are rich in anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids, which promote a stable mood, improved memory, reduced triglycerides, nerve conduction, less uncomfortable menses, clear complexion and a healthy heart! Fish with the highest omega-3 levels are mackerel, tuna, salmon, sturgeon, mullet, bluefish, anchovy, sardines, herring, trout, and menhaden. They provide about 1 gram of omega-3 fatty acids in about 3.5 ounces of fish1.
The mercury problem: