It is important to remember that our daily food choices influence our mental health as much as other self-care such as physical activity, connecting with friends and family, and sleep. And the evidence is strong that seafood is brain food.
The National Coalition for Infant Health, together with Neonatology Today, released seafood advice for mothers and their babies. The FDA 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines Recommend That Pregnant Woman Eat at Least 2 Servings of Seafood Per Week
Fish literally saves lives. Eating seafood two to three times per week reduces the risk of death from any health-related cause by 17 percent.
The 2020-2025 DGA recommends a shift towards healthy eating patterns, which include a variety of protein foods including more seafood.
Here are a few facts about seafood requirements versus mercury risks, what science shows about safe limits, what fish and shellfish you should choose, and what to avoid.