Questions tagged [fish]

Fish are consumed as food and it has been an important source of protein and other nutrients for humans throughout recorded history.

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How much Vitamin A is in 1g of Fish Oil?

I have been researching fish oil supplementation, and one thing that concerns me is that fish oil may contain Vitamin A, which is fat soluble. Hypervitamintosis A can occur if too much Vitamin A is ...
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Does eating fish help high blood pressure?

The common advice for people who have been diagnosed with heart problems like hypertension is "eat more fish, especially salmon." I've done a great deal of Googling and what I can't seem to figure out ...
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Fish bone stuck in my throat [closed]

I ate fish at lunch yesterday, kinda felt something in my throat, i assumed it'd go away. Later i started feeling like something is definitely there. I tried looking for it using but couldn't see it. ...
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Fish Oil: How much is too much?

Many physicians and laypeople extol the virtues of Fish Oil supplements. But how much is too much, and why? Let's assume the fish oil is being ingested by a healthy adult, and that the fish oil has ...
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Should fish oil supplements be taken with food?

Is there any need to take fish oil supplements with food? Or do they work just as well if they are taken on an empty stomach?
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Incidence of anisakidosis in Japan

In Japan where raw fish are frequently eaten with no anti-parasite processing the infection of the nematode Anisakiasis became a required reportable diagnosis in 2012. Nevertheless, only 89 cases were ...
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How and where to test for organic mercury levels?

I tried to find information about this online but unfortunately couldn't find anything besides more or less serious-looking articles explaining the different kinds of mercury poisoining, etc... I'm ...
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Is it safe and beneficial to eat poached and cut fish bones?

I have allergies to many foods such as dairy, nuts etc so having a difficult time getting enough calcium from natural food sources. I have realised that fish bones are a good source of calcium, ...
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Nutrition farmed vs wild salmon

I read this link as well as watching the accompanying docmentary http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2016/04/30/salmon-fish-farming.aspx and it makes farmed salmon look like something ...
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How can I tell if a fish bone is stuck in my throat?

So I had fish for dinner. I felt a sharp pain in my mouth, but don't know why but decided to swallow it instead of spitting it out. Now I don't know if it stuck in my throat or did it went down. Now I ...
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Which fish to choose for a good omega 6 to omega 3 ratio without other health drawbacks?

Eating Fish seems to be a good option to improve your omega 6 to omega 3 ratio. Now the problem is that many fishes contain pollutants, for example mercury, tin compounds, PCB, dioxins or ...
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Microwaving veggies/fish and nutrients

I usually just put a bowl of frozen veggies in the microwave for dinner, without adding any water. When it's done, there's a considerable amount water in the bowl. Some of that comes from small pieces ...
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Can I eat fish everyday or alternate day?

I am planning to eat fish daily, because I love fish. If I eat like that do I have any chance of developing health issues ? Any suggestions are welcome.
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Is fish skin good for you?

It is well documented that eating fish, especially oily fish, is generally very good for us. We know that fish flesh is very high in lean protein and various vitamins and minerals, as well as omega 3. ...
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When is swallowing fish bones dangerous

According to a study (2013): Ingestion of fish bones or coins by young children is a relatively common presentation in the PED, and it is associated with frequent medical interventions. Although ...
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Eating vegetables rich in nitrogen, with fish, increases cancer risk?

This question is motivated by this Skeptics SE answer which refers to this article synopsised as: Eating vegetables rich in nitrogen in the same meal with fish increases risks for liver cancer, ...
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Cholesterol in Fish higher than in Meats?

Fish are generally known as food good for cardio-vascular health primarily due to its high Omega-3 content. We also are told that generally cholesterol is bad for cardio-vascular health. Now I just ...
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The difference between farmed and non-farmed sardines

I found the following post on a food-related forum (here): Farmed fish do have omega 3 in them. They have a chunk of omega 6 too so while they do have omega 3, they're not ideal for normalizing ...
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What's wrong with fish canned in oil?

I found the following post on a food-related forum (here): Farmed fish do have omega 3 in them. They have a chunk of omega 6 too so while they do have omega 3, they're not ideal for normalizing ...
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Omega-3 from farmed sardines

I found the following post on a food-related forum (here): Farmed fish do have omega 3 in them. They have a chunk of omega 6 too so while they do have omega 3, they're not ideal for normalizing ...
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Are farm raised fish unhealthier than their wild caught counterparts?

I like to eat fish on a regular basis, most notably salmon and tuna. Recently, I've been reading about some of the dangers of fish raised on fish farms. Notably, these can include Increased level of ...