Catch of the Day: Fish for Dinner Can Lower Your Heart Disease Risk

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Hi Dr. Oz here. I got a smart tip to your heart. Land more fish on your plate. Eating just 6-ounces of Omega-3 rich fish twice a week, reduces your risks of dying from heart disease by 36%, but we all want to avoid mercury in our fish, because long term exposure to mercury can cause brain and kidney disorders, and it's especially important for infants, young kids, and pregnant women to avoid mercury.

So here are some tips to realm the healthiest fish for your family. Choose small fish, Sardines, and chubs, herrings, sole, and other small fries had the least mercury. Eat fatty fish. Salmon and trout are packed with healthy Omega 3 fatty acids, so are sardines, herrings and canned tuna. And you can add some fruit, mango, pineapple, papaya, and other tropical fruits are rich in polyphenols.

They reduce the amount of mercury your body absorbs, and they're are delicious made into a saucer to serve with your fish. Finally, skip the high mercury fish. Some of the worst offenders are sword fish, shark, tile fish, and mahi mahi. You want to learn more ways to nourish your family's health?

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