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Why are sardines healthier than salmon? Does anyone eat them?

Why are sardines healthier than salmon? Does anyone eat them?

Calcium: Sardines are eaten whole, while salmon is generally eaten in filets, or boneless. The tiny sardine bones contain calcium. ...Read more

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A friend told me that no one should eat farmed salmon and that "caught in the wild" is better for ones health. Can this be true (I don't think so)?

A friend told me that no one should eat farmed salmon and that "caught in the wild" is better for ones health. Can this be true (I don't think so)?

Let's think about it: If this were NOT true, somebody would have made it up. And you're right -- this is food fantasy from "natural healing / miracle food" websites. Salmon is salmon. There's an understandable, emotional human tendency to think "closer to nature is better". We'd have much less salmon, and in fact be unable to support 7 billion people, on "natural farming / fishing / gathering." ...Read more

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Is sardines can good for health and how much I can eat weekly? My calcium :11

Is sardines can good for health and how much I can eat weekly? My calcium :11

See below: Sardines are considered very good for health Eating a can daily or 3-4 times a week is often recommended. Sardines contain a healthy amount of calcium, but calcium in your diet will not cause your blood calcium to rise. Adequate calcium intake is encouraged for the typical patient with elevated calcium due to Hyperparathyroidism. ...Read more

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Can i eat frozen salmon from costco raw (as sashimi)?

Can i eat frozen salmon from costco raw (as sashimi)?

Not advised: Sushi grade fish in general is taken very seriously in terms of processing. Frozen fish that is not marketed as sushi grade may be less well handled and processed. Ask the fish person. ...Read more

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Can I eat wild salmon 3 times a week? It's the season and I have a lot of it.

Can I eat wild salmon 3 times a week? It's the season and I have a lot of it.

Recommended: by the American Heart Association. The recommendation is eating fatty fish (e.g. salmon) at least two times per week. The serving size of fish is 3.5 ounces cooked or 3/4 cup of fish flaked. It is also important to prepare fish by baking, steaming or grilling. Take care. ...Read more

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I eat a can of sardines everyday. Is there a mercury risk associated with this?

I eat a can of sardines everyday. Is there a mercury risk associated with this?

Sardines and Mercury: Sardines are considered the healthiest of fish as far as mercury contamination; they are at the bottom of the aquatic chain based on what they eat and do not feed on things contaminated with mercury, so you can relax!! ...Read more

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Hello doctors, another question for you all because I have no life and no friends. Are sardines healthy?

Hello doctors, another question for you all because I have no life and no friends. Are sardines healthy?

Loneliness: It's very human to feel lonely, and good to recognize it when we do. The question is what we choose to do about it. Online communications can provide some connection with others, but it can't replace live human relationships in everyday life. It takes time to develop authentic friendships, plus often the willingness to be the one to reach out first. Being truly interested in others helps too. ...Read more

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