7 Simple Ways to Green Up Your Kitchen (Page 6)

5. Find a New Fish That's Low in Mercury

Fish can be a fantastic source of omega-3s and a delicious protein to serve for dinner. But watch out for mercury! In high doses, mercury can harm the nervous system, heart, lungs, kidneys and immune system (and even low levels can affect the brains of young children). Print out a pocket guide of low-mercury seafood choices in your region from the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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