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Lice from fish farms attack wild salmon by Sally Kneidel Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:41pm Wild young salmon burdened with fish-farm lice Image credit: Alexandra Morton, Science News Humans wolf down more than 9 million metric tons of farmed fish every year. Lots of consumers believe farmed fish are a more eco-friendly diet choice than wild fish, many of which are declining due to overharvesting and climate change. But a growing ... Read on »
Aquaculture Navigates Through Troubled Waters by Environmental Health Posted Sun 31 May 2009 9:00pm Aquaculture Navigates Through Troubled Waters Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to Dav ... Read on »
Fish Oil Supplements: Are Yours Safe? by Brett - Sheer Balance Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 20 Jun 2011 7:51pm News sources constantly remind us that we should take fish oil supplements for their Omega-3 benefits . But the media also warns us of the dangers posed—both to ourselves and the environment—by unsustainable fishing practices. So what makes fish sustainable, and how can we reap the benefits of fish oil safely? Omega-3 Health Effects Are ... Read on »
Salmon – not so healthy? by Parker Health Solutions .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 12 May 2009 3:50pm Salmon is healthy and we should all eat more of it, right?  It has healthy fats and is very versatile in the kitchen, so what’s not to like?  Where the fish comes from, the methods from which it is raised and the detriment to the environment should change your thinking on ordering that slmon tonight. If you had Atlantic salmon at the resta ... Read on »
from Dr Mercola National Organic... by Raw Cuisine Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 10:56am from Dr Mercola National Organics Standards Board is meeting to decide whether or not to allow farmed fish to carry the federal government’s organic label. While the industry believes an organic standard for farmed fish would improve operations and improve competition against sub-par foreign producers, opponents believe the label wou ... Read on »
Wild vs Farmed Fish? by hiporganicmama Posted Sat 09 May 2009 9:55am Why Wild and not Farmed? Farmed sounds better, we are protecting the wild fish, right? But it's not that simple. When you hear farmed, think agri-business, think of those huge dairy and cattle farms and chicken pens where they sit on top of one another. Ah, it's getting clearer now. Yes, the fish are raised in confined areas (cages or nets) ... Read on »
With summer on the horizon, many... by Raw Cuisine Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 5:36pm With summer on the horizon, many people are thinking about health, fitness, and flaunting their firm forms while having fun in the sun. If you’re eating salmon because you think it’s good for your health-think again. Here are 10 “reel” reasons not to eat it: 1 Salmon Are Smart Fish are smart. Oxford University scientist Dr. Ther ... Read on »
Farmed Salmon in Pet Food: Is It Safe? by Jan R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Fri 20 Feb 2009 5:41pm Many of us who are careful about our diets have real concerns about eating farmed salmon and other farmed (aka “ocean-raised”) fish.  We want the Omega-3 fatty acids from the fish oils — for ourselves and for our pets — but wonder if we are trading lower prices for contamination.  This is especially important for pets, most of whom eat the same f ... Read on »
The 411 on Farm-Raised Fish by Robert Davis Patient Expert Posted Wed 08 Jun 2011 10:46pm There's more than one fish in the sea. And increasingly today, a lot of those fish are swimming around under the watchful eyes of fish farmers. During a recent trip to Norway, I had the opportunity to visit a salmon farm in the middle of a clear, cold fjord near historic cobble stoned city of Stavanger. I was there because I wanted ... Read on »
Review of the documentary "End of the Line: Where Have All the Fish Gone?" by Sally Kneidel Patient Expert Posted Mon 01 Mar 2010 12:00am Review by Sally Kneidel, PhD, of My husband, an ecologist, keeps a list of people whose profession matches their name, such as peanut specialist Shelly Nutt, ornithologist Christopher Bird, editor Zachary Read.  But the best is Dr. Boris Worm, a marine biologist at Canada's Dalhousie University. He's always been our favorite, ... Read on »