5 Rules for Buying and Storing Seafood

Simple fish-handling tips that improve taste and reduce the risk of food poisoning.

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Ultimate protein

Fish is a great source of protein (not to mention healthy fats, vitamin D, and potassium), but freshness—and correct storage—is key. (You won't get much nutritional benefit from fish that makes you sick.)

These five easy-to-remember rules will help you pick out the freshest fish and make sure it stays that way till it hits your plate.

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