How Much Sushi Is It Safe To Eat Per Week?

Author: Caroline Shannon-Karasik No one comes between me and my rainbow roll. Getty ImagesBARRI12 Whether you are a spicy tuna roll aficionado or simply can't live without your weekly dose of a negi hamachi roll, there's no denying it: Sushi is freaking amazing. But while you would love to schedule a nightly date with a king crab roll for one and a platter of sashimi on the side if given the chance, you might be wondering exactly how much sushi is safe to eat on a regular basis. To put your mind at ease: "Sushi, which is mostly made up [...]

2018-11-17T19:53:23+00:00November 18th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

What Is The Pescatarian Diet—And Is It Even Good For You?

Author: Christine Yu Getty ImagesLisovskaya Honestly, who can keep track of all the 'tarians that exist these days? There are vegetarians, flexitarians, pescetarians. Don't even get me started on pegans. But seriously—which one is best if you can't give up spicy tuna rolls? Basically, if you like the idea of slashing your meat intake but have a LTR with salmon, the pescatarian diet may be for you. People who follow the plan eat a wide variety of plant-based foods, like fruits, vegetables, legumes, whole grains, and nuts—plus fish and seafood. What You Can Eat On The Pescatarian Diet Seafood Whole [...]

2018-11-10T19:33:01+00:00November 11th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

Go Fish: Seafood is Delicious, Nutritious and Not as Scary as You Think

Author: Cara Rosenbloom / The Washington Post   Seafood is one of the least-consumed protein sources in the United States, which is odd because it’s readily available, quick to cook and very nutritious. What’s getting in the way of us enjoying seafood more often? Quite simply, people are confused about what to buy. Environmental sustainability, mercury, PCBs, Omega-3, farmed vs. wild — these are the seafood buzzwords. They add to consumer confusion at the grocery store, and many people just give up and buy chicken instead. Yes, it’s confusing. But because seafood is so nutritious, I wanted to learn how [...]

2018-11-03T20:29:12+00:00November 4th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

Best and Worst Cold Water Fish to Eat

Author: MD Health Coldwater fish are one of the best dietary sources of omega-3 fatty acids. Eating the right fish can help you get healthier while avoiding contaminants like mercury. Omega-3 fatty acids are known as an essential fat. Your body cannot produce this fat so you will need to take it in from dietary sources. Some plants contain omega-3 fatty acids, but most sources that are high in this particular ingredient are fish. Coldwater fish are particularly high in omega-3 fatty acids because they live in environments that promote production of this fat very well. Increasing your intake is [...]

2018-10-27T15:25:34+00:00October 28th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

Living Well Eating Smart: October is national seafood month

Author: Carrie Taylor, RDN, LDN   Seafood is easier to prepare than you may think. Get cooking twice a week! (Image provided by Lisovskaya via Thinkstock.) Do you eat seafood at least twice a week? Although you may not be alone-- The Seafood Nutrition Partnership cites only 1 in 10 Americans eat seafood two times a week-- the health benefits of doing so are impressive. According to the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, meal plans that include seafood have been shown to reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease and obesity. Consider what you eat over the course of a week: Is [...]

2018-10-20T23:40:18+00:00October 21st, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

Learn More About the Health Benefits of Seafood!

Author: Bon Secour, Baldwin   When it comes to the food you put in your body, great flavor isn’t the only thing to consider. After all, eating a balanced diet can prevent disease and help you maintain a healthy weight. If you’re looking for nutrient-rich food, you can’t go wrong with seafood. Here’s a closer look at the health benefits of some of the most popular seafood items.   Health Benefits of 3 Seafood Favorites   1. Shrimp Shrimp is surprisingly low on calories—a typical jumbo shrimp only has 14. Shrimp are also packed with protein and several key vitamins, [...]

2018-10-13T19:59:28+00:00October 14th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

Online Tool Allows Consumers To Assess Health Benefits And Risks Of Seafood

Author: Eurasia Review   FishChoice, a new online tool to help consumers and professionals efficiently and effectively balance the benefits and risks of eating seafood, has been launched by the EU-funded ECsafeSEAFOOD project at www.fishchoice.eu. Seafood plays an important role in a balanced diet. It is a nutrient-rich food that is a good source of protein, vitamins and minerals and contains a unique type of fat – namely omega-3 fatty acids, which have considerable health benefits. Like any other food type, seafood can also be a source of harmful contaminants with the potential to impact human health negatively. The ECsafeSEAFOOD [...]

2018-10-06T19:40:35+00:00October 7th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

Seafood a super food for brain, heart health

  Author: Heidi Goitia     You could call it a super food for the brain and the heart, which is why experts say we all need to be eating more fish. Dr. Jack Wolfson is a holistic cardiologist and told us the omega-3 fatty acids in fish work wonders. "Those omega three fats or oils are just pure nutrition for the brain and all the cells in the body including the heart," he said. "Omega-3s are in every single cell and the way cells communicate with each other, the way cells accept information from other parts of the body, [...]

2018-09-29T13:02:02+00:00September 30th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

Want to eat fish that’s truly good for you? Here are some guidelines to reeling one in

Author: Keri Szejda Tuna being lifted from a fishing boat. From www.shutterstock.com Seafood is very healthy to eat – all things considered. Fish and shellfish are an important source of protein, vitamins and minerals, and they are low in saturated fat. But seafood’s claim to fame is its omega-3 fatty acids, docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), all of which are beneficial to health. The U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans strongly suggest that adults eat two servings of seafood, or a total of eight ounces, per week. Omega-3s are today’s darling of the nutrition world, and many observational studies [...]

2018-09-22T00:30:36+00:00September 23rd, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

How Healthy Is Sushi, Really?

Author: Macaela MacKenzie Nutritionists weigh in on the good, the bad, and how to order a roll that’s actually good for you. Getty ImagesNattapol Poonpiriya / EyeEm When it comes to takeout, sushi is a better choice than pizza, fried chicken, or basically anything from a drive-through window. But is sushi healthy, really? It can be: “You get a mix of carbs, protein, and fat all in this one roll—plus, it’s portion controlled,” says Keri Gans, RD, CDN, author of The Small Change Diet. But sushi can quickly become a high-carb, high-fat calorie bomb if you don't order smart, says [...]

2018-09-15T20:06:29+00:00September 16th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments
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