Salmon: Correcting the Record

Author: NFI Media It wasn’t that long ago Dr. Sanjay Gupta told audiences that farmed salmon was “injected” with dye. He later devoted an extraordinary amount of time and research into an expose for 60 Minutes about farmed salmon where he explained that the dyed salmon narrative was simply a myth that needed rebutting: Some people use that as a point to criticize farmed salmon that there are these artificial dyes—“It’s not accurate to call these artificial dyes. I think people conjure up this image of the farm salmon being injected with something that causes it to turn that pink [...]

2018-03-12T03:02:20+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

Tilapia Nutrition + 9 Things You Need to Know About Tilapia

Author: NFI Nutrition Tilapia Nutrition Facts Is Tilapia Healthy for You?  Tilapia nutrition is both palpable and palatable. The benefits of eating fish for brain, heart and eye health are well known. Fish provides protein, B vitamins, iron, vitamin D, selenium and healthful omega-3 fatty acids EPA+DHA—all for about 200 calories or less per serving. The latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend eating at least two servings (or 8-12 ounces) of a variety of seafood each week to boost heart and brain health and maintain a healthy weight. Among the top most consumed fish, tilapia is the fourth most consumed [...]

2018-03-04T05:33:45+00:00 March 4th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

10 great reasons to add more seafood into your diet

Author: Mourne Fishbox Here are 10 great reasons to add more seafood into your diet Research has shown that eating fish and shellfish regularly is beneficial to our bodies in many ways; here are ten great reasons to introduce a little more seafood into your diet. 1. Great for your heart It’s no coincidence that fish-eating Inuit populations in the Arctic have low levels of heart disease; seafood is low in saturated fat and high in omega-3, (which can both) protect the heart from disease and lower the amount of cholesterol in the blood. One study has even suggested that [...]

2018-02-25T03:53:03+00:00 February 25th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

How to Cook Fish That Doesn’t Taste Like Fish

Author: Sara Clement Many people want the health benefits fish provide, but they don't enjoy the flavor. To prepare fish that doesn't taste like fish, it is important to select varieties that have a less fishy smell because olfactory cues -- your sense of smell -- are strongly tied to sense of taste. Less fishy fish include meaty types such as halibut, swordfish and yellowfin tuna, and flaky types such as cod, salmon and mahi mahi. It also is important to marinate your fish fillets in a robust combination of flavors to reduce fish flavor. Step 1 Combine lime juice, [...]

2018-02-18T02:51:28+00:00 February 18th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

Easy ways to add fresh fish and seafood to your diet

Author: Cristian Feher Choosing a natural protein source like fish and seafood, with healthy essential fatty acids, is a no-brainer for health. Adding fresh fish and seafood to your diet can jazz up your regular repertoire of weekday meals and provide you with low-fat, nutrient-rich, lean protein that tastes great. When you think about the inherent health risks of consuming meats and poultry laden with antibiotics, growth hormones and saturated fats, switching to a natural protein source like fish and seafood, with healthy essential fatty acids, is a no-brainer for health. You may have kept away from seafood for several [...]

2018-02-11T06:30:05+00:00 February 11th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

5 Healthy Ways To Cook Fish

Author: Allrecipes Editors Save your butter for baking. We've got five healthier ideas for cooking fresh fish so it turns out moist and delicious. 1. Grilled Fish When you're grilling fish, keep a close watch. Fish only takes a few minutes per side to cook. If the fillets are an even thickness, sometimes they don't even require flipping--they can be cooked through by grilling on one side only. Brush the fish lightly with oil or spray with nonstick cooking spray. Place fish near the edge of the grill, away from the hottest part of the fire. (Don't try to lift [...]

2018-02-04T07:15:26+00:00 February 4th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

5 Health Reasons to Eat More Seafood

Author: Carolyn Land Williams, PhD, RDN Eating fish, particularly fatty fish, is a key part of a healthy diet. Yet, changing guidelines and news reports about contamination of mercury and pollutants have left many wondering if fish is still a smart choice. A review of research done over the past few years, reveals an overwhelming “yes!” when it comes to whether we should be eating fish. In fact, the health benefits of fish are pretty powerful, and new guidelines from the FDA and EPA help to minimize potential risks. Reason #1: Heart Protector The benefit that regular fish consumption has [...]

2018-01-28T18:50:09+00:00 January 28th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

Seafood Nutrition Overview

Authors: A joint project by the Universities of Oregon State, Cornell, Delaware, Rhode Island, Florida, and California, and the Community Seafood Initiative. Download PDF Seafood is a high-protein food that is low in calories, total fat, and saturated fat. High in vitamins and minerals, seafood has been shown to have numerous health benefits. For example, recent studies have shown that eating seafood can decrease the risk of heart attack, stroke, obesity, and hypertension. Seafood also provides essential nutrients for developing infants and children. Calories and Protein Seafood is generally considered to be a low-calorie protein source. Most low-fat species of [...]

2018-01-23T06:37:14+00:00 January 21st, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

Top 10 Health Benefits of Eating Seafood

Author: Health Fitness Revolution From saltwater and freshwater fish to deep water shellfish, seafood is a beloved delicacy. Seafood is nutrient-rich, serves as a good source of protein, vitamins and minerals and is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and in the reduction of common diseases. So as you embark on yet another crawfish boil or fish fry, know that the seafood you’re consuming will yield many benefits! Here are the Top 10 from Health Fitness Revolution and author of the book ReSYNC Your Life Samir Becic: Provides essential nutrients – Though the specifics depend upon which type seafood you consume, seafood [...]

2018-01-09T22:00:59+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Nutrition|0 Comments

5 Best Fish And Seafood Choices To Eat For Health

Author: Matthew Kadey, MS, RD Fish and seafood are great sources of protein. Here are the top five types for building lean muscle and the best ways to prepare them. Seafood is packed with protein, supercharged fats, and key vitamins and minerals. But it's important to choose well so you don't contribute to destructive fishing practices or eat fish contaminated by mercury and other toxic compounds. These choices provide plenty of nutritional perks, are low in harmful chemicals, and get a thumbs-up from Mother Nature. 1. Sablefish Also called black cod, sablefish from the deep waters of the north Pacific [...]

2018-01-09T22:30:33+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Nutrition|0 Comments