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File Size: 5.85 MB

Media Type:

Fact Sheet | Brochure | Poster | Extension Report | Research Summary

Publication Number:

IISG20-SFA-BRC-041

Pages:

2

Description:

This handout provides information on the nutritional of eating fish for consumers. This handout covers dietary recommendations, healths benefits including fish as a part of a balanced diet, and what to look for when purchasing fresh fish.

Citations
 
  1. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Department of Agriculture. 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. 8th Edition. December 2015. Available at http://health.gov/dietaryguidelines/2015/guidelines/.
  2. Tan MD, MPH, Z.S. Red blood cell omega-3 fatty acid levels and markers of accelerated brain aging. Neurology. 2012 Feb 28;78(9):658-664.
  3. FAO/WHO (2011). Report of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Consultation on the Risks and Benefits of Fish Consumption. Rome, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations; Geneva, World Health Organization, 50pp.
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Creators

Amy Shambach, Hope Charters, Kwamena Quagrainie

Year

2020

Focus Areas

Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture

Topics

Aquaculture, Fisheries