The cod you buy may come from the Atlantic Ocean or the Pacific Ocean. Both types are very similar in taste and nutrition, but Pacific cod provide larger, thicker fillets. Cod is provides lean protein, and is a good source of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Because of its mercury content, pregnant women and children should limit the amount they eat because mercury interferes with normal development of the nervous system.
- Omega-3 Fatty Acids
- Vitamin B12
- Protein aids in muscle growth/development
- Great for weight management
- Promotes heart health
- Mercury presents concerns for pregnant women & children