Fish and seafood is good for you and you should definitely make it a part of your diet. As the demand for seafood increases, many populations of the large fish are overfished. Toss into the mix the fishing and farming practices and we have a huge problem!
Luckily, there’s one simple thing you can do to help be a part of the solution, not just the problem. The Monterey Bay Aquarium has produced a Seafood Watch wallet-sized card you can carry with you. There are Best Choices, Good Alternatives and fish to Avoid. Following this guide will help ensure that you are eating fish that is caught or farmed using environmentally friendly practices.
For more details, check out www.seafoodwatch.org or visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s website at http://www.montereybayaquarium.org/cr/seafoodwatch.aspx?c=dd
Now go run!