How much fish should I eat?
Eating seafood about twice a week can reduce risk for dying of a heart attack by more than a third. Heart disease is the number one cause of death in men and women in the U.S., but the good news is that you have the power to help keep your heart healthy by choosing fish.
- Eat at least 8 ounces – 2 servings – of seafood per week.
- When you eat fish it reduces your risk of dying from heart disease. And when you don’t eat fish you might miss out on this heart health protection.
- Increase the amount and variety of
seafood you eat by choosing seafood instead of some meat and poultry.
- There are no commercial species of seafood to avoid. Simply eat a variety of seafood.