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The AICR Lifestyle & Cancer Symposium addresses the most current and consequential issues regarding diet, obesity, physical activity and cancer.

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May 4, 2010 | 1 minute read

Get to Know Your Fish

From Japan to Scandinavia, people who eat fish as their main source of animal protein have been famously healthy.

The heart-healthy perks of omega-3 fats in cold-water fish like salmon and tuna continue to be confirmed by research. Yet concerns about pollution and overfishing may scare away fish-lovers.

But there’s no need to carp about making wise fish choices: just visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium website for a handy guide.

You’ll see that Pacific–caught halibut is the best pick for today’s Health-e-Recipe for Asparagus, Thyme and Tomato Halibut. If you can’t find that kind, the guide will list similar white fish you can substitute.

AICR recommends two servings of fish prepared in a healthy (non-fried) way each week. (USDA guidelines say that children, pregnant/nursing women or women who might become pregnant should avoid some kinds of fish.) Click here to subscribe to our weekly Health-e-Recipes.

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