Health Tip: Choosing Canned Seafood08/23/13
(HealthDay News) -- For cost and convenience, canned seafood can
be a wise choice to help you eat more fish.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers these suggestions
for buying canned seafood:
- Read the label to see how the fish is packed. Avoid products
packed in oil and choose those packed in water, which contain less
- For a more mild, drier flavor, opt for fish packed in spring
water or vacuum-sealed packs.
- Read the label to see if the product contains edible bones,
which can provide a significant amount of calcium.
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