Fish farming has become the new way to raise and eventually eat fish. Are the fish raised in farms good for you?
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Is Farmed Salmon Good for You?
“Eating salmon and other oily fish has been recommended as a way of boosting omega-3 fatty acids, and potentially lowering the risk of heart disease.”
Farmed Or Wild?
“Whether farmed or wild, salmon are tasty fish and a healthy protein choice.”
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
“Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is a term used to describe the accumulation of fat in the liver of people who drink little or no alcohol.”
Fish Farms Become Feedlots of the Sea
“If you bought a salmon filet in the supermarket recently or ordered one in a restaurant, chances are it was born in a plastic tray here, or a place just like it.”
“Some wild Pacific salmon populations are endangered, mainly because of the loss of their fresh water habitat caused by harmful logging practices and hydroelectric dams.”
Why farmed salmon is becoming a viable alternative to wild-caught
“Come dinnertime, wild salmon is an excellent choice.”
Ever Wondered: Why is wild salmon a deeper red than farmed salmon?
“It’s 1:30 AM at the New Fulton Fish Market in the Bronx, New York City. As forklifts zip pallets of seafood through ice-packed loading bays, the fishmongers of Lockwood & Winant are selling fresh Pacific King salmon right off the plane from Washington.”
The Truth About Farmed Salmon at Whole Foods Market
“The mild, satisfying flavor and melt-in-your mouth texture of farmed salmon is pleasing to kids and adults alike, yet unanswered questions about its origins may leave a bad taste in your mouth.”
Salmon Farming Gets Leaner and Greener
“Rich in protein and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids and low in saturated fats, salmon is increasingly being marketed as a healthy food.”
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