6 Top Healthy Food Trends for 2014 (Page 3)

2. Trash fish is the new sustainable seafood.

What happens to all those fish that get caught up in fishermen’s nets but aren’t the popular fish, like cod, halibut or salmon, that people want to eat? They’re thrown back or turned into fertilizer. This year some of those underappreciated species, such as wolf eel and sea robin, will be given some well-deserved love. Chefs around the country are hosting delicious “trash-fish dinners” to showcase just how delectable these fish can be. The aim: to get Americans eating a wider range of seafood and to protect the overall balance of fish populations in our oceans.

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