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According to the annual Fisheries of the United States Report released by NOAA last week, Americans increased their seafood consumption to 15.5 pounds of fish and shellfish per person in 2015, up nearly a pound from the previous year, making it the biggest leap in seafood consumption in 20 years.

“It’s terrific news,” says Tom Brenna, professor of human nutrition at Cornell University and a member of the 2015 Dietary Guideline Committee. “We’re moving in the right direction.”

It’s a rare nutritional pat-on-the-back for Americans who routinely get chastised over their diets, but the good news comes with some caveats.

Read on at The Salt.

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