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Salmon – What’s New and Beneficial about Salmon

waters on the Adams river thick with Sockeye s...

Sockeye salmon (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I’m always trying to get a bare minimum of at least one meal a week with wild caught fish, however…

Even though contamination with mercury, pesticides, and persistent organic pollutants (POPS) has become a widespread problem in salmon habitats and with the quality of salmon itself, there are still salmon runs that pose relatively low risk in terms of contaminants. Leading this low-risk category for wild-caught salmon are Alaskan salmon. Continue reading

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