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Anchovy power! Those yucky little fish could save your life

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An anchovy pizza, fresh out of the oven at John's Pizzeria near Times Square in Manhattan. (Elizabeth McGarr)


Fresh anchovies, known as boquerones, prepared with garlic, parsley and olive oil at Despana, a store in SoHo that sells food imported from Spain. (Elizabeth McGarr)


Cured anchovies are often rolled and stuffed with capers. (Elizabeth McGarr)

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Anchovies may be despised by the squeamish, but they're a chef's delight, good for your heart and even environmentally friendly.