You can enjoy the Oily Little Fishes!
If you have been following this blog about eating wisely, with wonderful tips from Food Rules An Eater’s Manual by Michael Pollan, this is about oily little fish.
Wild fish are very good for health and yet many wild fish stocks are on the verge of collapse because of overfishing. So you can avoid big fish like tuna, swordfish, shark – because they are endangered and because they often contain high levels of mercury.
Instead you can treat yourself to some of the most nutritious fish that are easily available and in plenty – mackerel, sardines, and anchovies. As the Dutch say “A land with lots of herring can get along with few doctors.”
And Go M.A.D. Go Make a Difference reminds us to always buy our foods from Farmers’ Markets and local shops. At farmers’ markets all products are grown, reared, caught, brewed, pickled, baked, smoked or processed by the stallholder – for once you will know where your food has come from. They also cut down on transport, packaging and pollution!