Food Comparison

November 1998 Issue

It's No Fish Story—Fresh Fish Is Hard to Beat

Research on the health benefits of fish is plentiful. A quick look at the nutrition numbers confirms fresh fish has a lot going for it. It's a bargain in terms of fat, calories and sodium. {Picture 1} Not so for most frozen varieties, where ubiquitous breading and excessive sodium can spell nutrition disaster. Canned tuna also suffers from sodium overload, though draining and rinsing can get rid of a lot of it. And

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