FDA advises women, children to eat more fish

Pregnant women should eat more fish, according to the FDA and EPA’s revised fish consumption advice.

Along with pregnant women, the agencies say breastfeeding women, those who might become pregnant, and young children should eat more fish that is lower in mercury, including shrimp, pollock, salmon, canned light tuna, tilapia, catfish and cod.

Pregnant women should eat at least 8 ounces and up to 12 ounces (2-3 servings) per week of the aforementioned fish to support fetal

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