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Three Things YOU Can Do To Stay Safe With Mercury

mercuryProtecting our Health

There are many things we can do to help protect the environment and our health from the dangers of mercury. The first thing we can do is eat less or reduce the amount of fish that usually contain a lot of mercury. These fish include: tuna, mackerel, shark, marlin, and swordfish. Instead of eating tuna sandwiches several days a week, only eat them once a month. Choose other foods to eat that are tasty and nutritious, especially foods that are lower on the food chain like fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts and legumes or beans. For example, a peanut butter and banana sandwich is made with fruit, grains and legumes!

Here are some fun and tasty recipes!

Play some vegetable games!