PBS NewsHour

Author Paul Greenberg on why Americans should eat more fish

Clip: 12/28/2018 | 2m 50s

Americans consume about 14 pounds of seafood per person annually, compared to over 200 pounds of meat. But many try to capture the nutritional benefits of fish, such as omega-3 fatty acids, by taking fish oil supplements. Paul Greenberg, author of three books on the fishing industry, offers his humble opinion on why the fish oil trend is less environmentally responsible than eating the real thing.

Aired: 12/28/18

Rating: NR

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