Consumers looking to feed fitness with seafood

Author: Madelyn Kearns Consumers are now more aware than ever that eating seafood is a healthy choice. That’s good news, but it’s also a challenge, according to Susan Marks, the sustainability director for the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI). During a panel session at this year’s SeaWeb Seafood Summit in Barcelona, Spain, Marks spoke on the latest consumer insights ASMI has uncovered through its various campaigns and initiatives aimed at convincing communities around the world to indulge in Alaska seafood. Today’s consumers are a curious bunch hungry for details, Marks said. As such, it’s no longer enough to simply tell [...]

2018-06-23T23:33:32+00:00 June 24th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

Why Eat Seafood? Take the “Eat More Fish” Challenge

Author: Cooking Light Randy Mayor September's Goal: Make seafood the centerpiece of two meals a week. When scientists compare diets around the globe, the healthiest have one thing in common: lots of seafood. People in Iceland, for example, have the world’s highest per capita consumption of seafood—a stunning 220 pounds per year. Icelanders also have one of the longest life expectancies of any nationality—nearly 81 years. Fish isn’t the only reason, but it helps. What makes seafood healthy? First, it’s a lean protein option, with very little saturated fat. Also, the fat it does contain is mostly good-for-you omega-3 fatty [...]

2018-06-16T21:41:31+00:00 June 17th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

Top 8 Reasons You Should Be Eating Seafood

Author: Nikolai Nikitenko SEAFOOD HEALTH BENEFITS 1.) Omega-3 It is often found that in today’s society we do not consume enough Omega-3. The consumption of Omega-3 can help enforce good eyesight, helps fight inflammation and can even help boost brain function. When you eat fish like salmon or black cod you will receive a very healthy dose of Omega-3, which in turn will help keep you healthy and feeling good. 2.) Good cholesterol We all know that the older we get, the more we need to pay attention to our cholesterol. But did you know that there are two types [...]

2018-06-09T23:31:13+00:00 June 10th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

Ranking Seafood: Which Fish are Most Nutritious?

Author: Dr. Bill Sears When you’re deciding what kind of fish to buy, ask yourself, “What’s the main nutrient I’m trying to get from this food?” What nutrients can you get from this food that you can’t get as easily from others? For fish, the most valuable nutrient status would probably go to omega 3 fatty acids. For this reason, we have placed the fish containing the most omega 3 fatty acids at the top of the list. These are not necessarily the fish that are the lowest in fat. Note that when you choose one fish over another, you’re [...]

2018-06-02T14:11:27+00:00 June 3rd, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

Five Health Benefits Derived From Eating Seafood

Author: Fish On Finders Blog Seafood is one of the most popular delicacies in Australia. People consume seafood not only for its irresistible taste but also as the source of proteins. Now, studies have also shown that seafood is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin D, and other important minerals and nutrients. As a result, there is an increase in consumption of seafood. Over the years, seafood has become an excellent choice for most households and best restaurants in Sandgate. Mentioned below are some of the key health benefits of eating seafood: Essential nutrients Seafood is the source [...]

2018-05-26T15:11:46+00:00 May 27th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

Seafood Preparation and Nutrition

Author: Sea Grant Delaware Download PDF The health benefits of seafood are becoming increasingly well known. Research scientists and health organizations worldwide, including the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee and the American Heart Association, recommend adding seafood to the diet as a good source of omega-3 fatty acids (EPA+DHA). Omega-3 fatty acids are compounds that have been shown to be beneficial to heart health and early neurological development. For more information on omega-3s click the following links: Consumers Practitioners There are lots of ways to add the healthy benefits of seafood to your diet. The many types of seafood make [...]

2018-05-20T13:22:44+00:00 May 20th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

Take the Plunge and Add Fish to Your Diet

Take the Plunge and Add Fish to Your Diet   Author: Susan Bowerman, Senior Director, Worldwide Nutrition Education and Training  0 Comment Make a good catch with this lean protein. Trying to eat more fish? I’m sure you know fish is good for you, but so many people avoid fish without giving it the attention it deserves. Let me give you some ideas on how you can add fish to your diet and enjoy every meal. Some people love fish, some people hate it. Then there’s everyone else—those who don’t mind eating fish, but they admit they don’t eat as [...]

2018-05-06T20:45:19+00:00 May 6th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

Benefits of Seafood

If you are looking for a flavorful, easy to prepare dish with perfect health benefits, seafood is the tastiest way to go. Recommended by the USDA, you should include seafood into your diet 2 – 3 meals a week for maximum health benefits. Currently some of the most popular seafood consumed by Americans includes Shrimp, Salmon, Tuna, Cod, and Crab. The lot goes far beyond that and if it’s in the ocean, Samuels can get it for you. Flavors of the Sea:If you are new to seafood, you may be curious about what the sea tastes like. Seafood is very [...]

2018-06-09T23:22:56+00:00 April 29th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

Is It Time to Give Up on Fish Oil?

Author: Jane E. Brody About 15 years ago, when my cholesterol level began an inexplicable climb, I tried a slew of suggested dietary remedies that included eating more fish, along with a daily supplement of fish oil, which research at the time suggested would help prevent heart attacks and strokes. Alas, my body disdained my efforts and I finally had to take a statin. But I continued to follow a heart-healthy diet laden with vegetables and fish and took 1,200 milligrams of fish oil every night. I now suspect that those thousands of gel-covered capsules I’ve swallowed over the years [...]

2018-04-15T17:29:09+00:00 April 15th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

You’re Eating Fish All Wrong

Author: Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD. Eating fish has been tied with lower rates of heart disease, stroke, depression, and Alzheimer's disease. But how it you eat may be the real key to reaping its benefits. Recent research from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine concluded that study volunteers who regularly ate fish had larger brain volumes in regions associated with memory and cognition, but only if the fish baked or broiled, not fried. Baking and broiling are also better for your waistline. For example, a dozen fried shrimp can pack 280 calories, versus a mere 85 calories for 12 shrimp [...]

2018-03-25T21:18:05+00:00 March 25th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments