Uhhhhhh: Plastic polluted waters pollute the seafood supply worldwide.
But, as you've said over and over, fish is one of the healthiest proteins you can eat. Many species, including salmon and albacore tuna, are a good source of these important omega-3 fatty acids, particularly EPA and DHA, which have been implicated in heart and brain health.
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But just like proteins found on land, fish are only as healthy as their diet ̵
These tiny pieces are mainly made from larger plastic objects that have been destroyed by wind, waves and sunlight, explains Erica Cirino, a guest scientist who studies plastic pollution at Roskilde University in Denmark. Some microplastic plastics also come in the form of raw plastic pellets called "nurdles" (great word, right?) And microspheres in health and beauty products.