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Choosing Fish and Seafood for Sushi or Sashimi

Author: Hank Shaw Not Every Fish Can Be Eaten Uncooked James And James/Getty Images Nearly every fish or other sea critter is edible, but not everyone is edible raw. Raw fish has been in fashion in the West for some time, but sushi and sashimi have been part of Japanese cuisine for centuries. Follow their lead to see which fish you can eat raw. You will often find me saying that you can use "any [...]

July 15th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

Before You Buy Fish, Check for Mercury Levels

Author: Hank Shaw Amount varies significantly among different varieties Echo/Cultura/Getty Images Mercury is a natural part of the Earth's environment, and its presence is increased by human activity. Mercury is in the air, water, and soil of the planet. Fish absorb mercury in the water, and when you eat it, you absorb it, too. Eating seafood is promoted as part of a healthy diet. Seafood contains an abundance of omega-3 fatty acids, high-quality protein, and many [...]

July 8th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

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 [...]

June 24th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

June 17th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

June 10th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

June 3rd, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments