Fish and other types of seafood are an important source of protein worldwide. Fish and seafood also are sources of other important nutrients, including the long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) eicosapentaenoic acid/docosahexaenoic acid (EPA/DHA), which are associated with reduced heart disease risk.
Nutrition Information for Cooked Seafood
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Created Oct 9, 2018.