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Fish, human health and marine ecosystem health: policies in collision

Brunner, Eric J; Jones, Peter J S; Friel, Sharon; Bartley, Mel


Background: Health recommendations advocating increased fish consumption need to be placed in the context of the potential collapse of global marine capture fisheries. Methods: Literature overview. Results: In economically developed countries, official healthy eating advice is to eat more fish, particularly that rich in omega-3 oils. In many less economically developed countries, fish is a key human health asset, contributing 420% of animal protein intake for 2.6 billion people. Marine...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Epidemiology 38 (2009): 93-100
DOI: 10.1093/ije/dyn157


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