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  • Choose varieties of fish that are low in mercury, a chemical that is harmful to the brain. Healthier choices include atlantic mackerel, herring, rainbow trout, wild or canned salmon, and tilapia.
  • If you eat canned tuna, look for “light” varieties, as these are lower in mercury than albacore or “white” tuna.
  • If you catch sport fish in local waters, check your province’s or territory’s advisories to see whether it is safe to eat.

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