The Ultimate Guide to Eating Mercury-Safe Fish

Danielle Farias
September 20, 2023

Did you know there are high levels of mercury found in some of the most popular fish we eat? Mercury is a toxic heavy metal that can accumulate in fish and, when consumed in large quantities, can accumulate in our bodies posing serious health risks. Health risks including:

🤯 Neurological Symptoms: Mercury exposure can cause headaches, memory problems, and even difficulty concentrating.
🤢 Gastrointestinal Distress: Symptoms like nausea, diarrhea, and abdominal pain can occur.
💔 Cardiovascular Effects: Some studies suggest that mercury may be linked to heart problems.
🚼 Developmental Concerns: In pregnant women, mercury exposure can affect fetal development, potentially leading to learning disabilities in children.

So, what do we do about it? Are you a sushi-lover and could never bear the thought of giving up Sushi Saturdays? Well, we got good news for you. There are ways to combat this risk. First off, let's look at the higher risk fish and the ones that have been found to have safer mercury levels. Here's a handy guide to reference.

Besides being mindful of eating fish known to have lower mercury levels, what else can we do? Let's say you've been unknowingly eating higher mercury fish for years and most likely have an accumulation of mercury in your body. "Once mercury has entered the body, it can take months before it is eliminated, mainly through the urine and feces." But if we're constantly exposing ourselves to high levels of mercury, by eating high-mercury fish or even having mercury teeth filling, it can build up causing our body's symbolic toxin bucket to overspill leading to other health issues. Following a short detox can help offload some of our toxic build up.

Why Detoxing Is Important

We live in a toxic world and everyone is exposed to a number of toxins through their water, food, air, personal care products, and other elements in the environment. These include:

 •  Heavy metals

 •  Pesticides and herbicides

 •  Pharmaceuticals

 •  Plasticizers

 •  Flame retardants

 •  PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls)

 •  Solvents

The human body can mitigate these toxins, but there comes a time where there is just too much, tapping out the body’s own resources. To combat over-toxifying the body, we recommend doing the 10-day Detox at least once a year. This program is designed to help your body eliminate toxins, including mercury. Ready to kickstart your health journey? Click HERE to learn more about getting started on the detox!

Discover Seatopia: Your Mercury-Safe Seafood Haven
Now, for the exciting part! We're thrilled to introduce you to Seatopia, your gateway to delicious, mercury-safe seafood. At Seatopia, you'll discover a world of delectable, high-quality fish that's not only safe but also sustainable. Plus, we're able to offer our following $20 off the first order when you use our link HERE or input code THCFM.

Why Seatopia?
🐟 Mercury-Safe: Seatopia rigorously tests its seafood to ensure it's low in mercury, so you can indulge in seafood without worry!
🌊 Sustainable Sourcing: By choosing Seatopia, you're supporting responsible fishing practices that protect our oceans.
🍣 Sushi-Grade Quality: Experience the exquisite taste of sushi-grade seafood in the comfort of your home!
🚚 Convenience: Imagine premium seafood delivered straight to your door - it doesn't get any better than that! A la carte and subscription options available, and as low as $12 per serving.  

Investing in your health is rewarding in so many ways. Not only will you feel good today, but you set yourself up to age comfortably and vibrantly. We at True Health CFM are passionate about optimizing your health, not just for the now but also for the future you.

Here's to your health and well-being!

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