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Is fried fish healthy?

While a fish-heavy diet is considered extremely healthy, fish loses much of its nutritional benefits if it's deep-fried. The frying process drastically reduces omega-3 fatty acids in fish, which is the main source of its nutritional power. And it matters. According to Neurology magazine, people who live in America's stroke belt (North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas, and Louisiana) are 30% more likely to eat two or more servings of fried fish per week than people in the rest of the country.

The takeaway? One word: broil.

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