Salmon, I Love It, But Is It Good For You?

According to Scientific Reports, Salmon contains a dangerous amount of microplastics.

However, not every variety of this staple seafood is as healthy as you might think. In fact, there’s one major reason why you shouldn’t eat certain types of salmon: in doing so, you could be consuming a shocking amount of dangerous microplastics along the way.

While it was once believed that microplastics—tiny fragments of plastic measuring less than 5 mm in length, which are a major source of contamination in waterways—remained only in the gut of marine creatures, a 2017 study published in the journal Scientific Reports found that microplastics are easily discovered in the fleshy portions of fish frequently consumed by humans
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