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Why bigger may not better when it comes to certain fish

Fish certainly offers a bounty of benefits – an arsenal of health promoting  and disease-fighting compounds right through the life cycle. But, according to a recent report published in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, there are some you definitely want to avoid: large reef or tropical fish. These fish contain a toxin […]

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If you’re heading to warmer destinations and love fish, read this.

Since I’ve been the bearer of warnings about fish and various unpleasant consequences, I figured I may as well finish the job. After all, forewarned is forearmed. While my previous cautionary tales were about improperly labelled fish and potential tummy troubles, these deal with food safety issues alone – issues you might want to be […]

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