Yep, fishy is being cooked and eaten in ever-increasing quantities. Maybe it's the craze for omega-3 fatty acids though they can also be found in flaxseed. Guilty Planet's Jennifer Jacquet writes,
Seafood is not as healthy as people think (more on this to come). Aside from having to deal with the dangers of accumulation of mercury and PCBs prevalent in marine carnivores, several medical studies came out this year affirming that, at best, fish oils are just one factor of many that may reduce health ailments, such as heart disease. The medical researchers found that people who do not eat fish, such as vegetarians, are not at any greater risk of illness.
In conclusion, we should consider giving up seafood for the following reasons:
EATING SEAFOOD IS NOT THAT HEALTHY.
EATING SEAFOOD HAS NEGATIVE ECOLOGICAL CONSEQUENCES.
MOST IMPORTANT: TO EAT SEAFOOD IS TO EAT THE PLANET'S LAST REMAINING WILDLIFE.
Based on the first satsang exam, we're sure Ghanshyam Maharaj would toss in His two cents.