Eating fish is healthy, yes. Actually, it would help if you ate fish two or three times a week. Fish provides you with high-quality proteins, and is packed with Omega-3 fatty acids that can lower your cholesterol levels.
Having said that, some fish are to be avoided. The thing is, we’ve polluted our seas to such a degree that eating seafood is poisoning ourselves. To make matters worse, we’re exterminating fish with indiscriminate fishing practices, and let’s face it — we’re all part of the problem. Why can’t we all be part of the solution?
Here are 14 types of fish you should always avoid.
The tilefish lives amongst corals in sandy, shallow areas, which makes it easy to catch, and therefore widely available.
Living so close to the shore causes a few problems, though, this is one of the most contaminated fish on the planet with mercury levels through the roof. Avoiding tilefish all together is your safest bet.