Seafood Benefits Research

The Science Behind Seafood's Health Benefits

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IOM Report

Seafood Choices: Balancing Risks and Benefits

Authors: Institute of Medicine Committee on Nutrient Relationships in Seafood / Journal: IOM Report, October 2006


A comprehensive investigation weighing the benefits and risks of seafood consumption, this IOM report was established to assist federal agencies in guiding consumers in the decision making process. Conclusions of the report recommend that adults consume seafood as part of a healthy diet. The report notes pregnant women and women who may become pregnant are encouraged to include seafood in their diets.