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Men Eat 50 Percent More Dried Fish

By Iceland Review

Icelandic men eat on average 50 percent more harðfiskur (dried fish) than Icelandic women between the ages of 18 and 30, according to a new survey from the Directorate of Health.

fish-boys_psPhoto by Páll Stefánsson.

Young women eat just 26 grams of seafood per day, or an average of one meal of fish every six days, reports.

Fish consumption in Iceland has decreased by around 30 percent since 1990 and is now similar to that in neighboring countries.

Harðfiskur is a high-protein Icelandic food, often eaten as a snack.


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