Is fish 5 times a week too much?
Fish and shellfish in this category, such as salmon, catfish, tilapia, lobster and scallops, are safe to eat two to three times a week, or 8 to 12 ounces per week, according to the FDA.
How many servings of fish can I have per week?
“There are acute neurological risks of too much mercury, even for adults—from mental fuzziness to tremors and loss of balance.” The AHA urges people to choose fatty fish highest in omega-3s for their two servings a week. Its list includes salmon, mackerel, herring, lake trout, sardines, and albacore tuna.
Is eating fish twice a week enough?
To get the full benefits of eating fish, the AHA recommends eating two 3.5-ounce servings of non-fried fish, or about 3/4 cup of flaked fish, every week. That’s more than Americans typically eat: In 2012, the average seafood intake was 1.3 servings per week – slightly up from 1.1 servings a week in 1999.