Sushi lovers beware: It does matter what types of fish are rolled up in that nori. With the help of the Monterey Bay Aquarium, you can select fish that is healthier for both you and the environment.
Mercury is a metal that originates on land, then works its way into our waters where it's absorbed by smaller fish. However, mercury does not dissolve or break down, but rather accumulates as larger, predatory fish eat down the food chain.
When humans consume mercury-laden fish, the mercury is absorbed into our systems, acting as a toxin that can impact brain function and development. Those who are pregnant should specifically stay away from food sources that could contain mercury.
Use the following information to create a more sustainable and safe roll:
— Angela Waco, dietetic intern, and Debra A. Boutin, MS, RD, chair and dietetic internship director, Department of Nutrition and Exercise Science at Bastyr University.
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