Was it halibut that you ate last night—or haddock? Was it fluke or flounder? Redfish or whitefish? Bluefin or yellowtail? Snow crab or stone crab? Which one was good for the environment? Which one was good for your waist? And which one was so loaded with mercury it was like chewing on a thermometer?
One thing we do know for certain is that regularly eating seafood as part of a healthy diet can do wonders for your weight loss goals—so long as you choose the right kind. That’s where the waters get murky again. So we had our research team here at Eat This, Not That! dive into the science behind your seafood. Let’s see if we can’t clear things up with this list of the best fish for losing weight.