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Eating seafood is a ‘SMASH’ with these 5 healthy, low-mercury options

Author: Kells McPhillips Pin It Photo: Unsplash/Yakynina Anastasia   As the saying goes, “There are plenty of fish in the sea, but only some of them contain low levels of mercury.” Okay, okay, so I embellished this particular cliché just a little bit, but you get the picture: Of the 20,000 known species of fish, only a few stand out as add-to-your-plate protein options that won’t make you worry about mercury. But thankfully, you won’t [...]

August 19th, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

Cell-Based Seafood: 4 Important Facts Everyone Should Know

Author: Julia B. Olayanju, Contributor   fish fillet; Adobe Stock As disclosed in a recent CBS Insight report, 30% of global human calorie consumption is sourced from meat products. However, plant-based meat and lab-based meat are poised to disrupt the meat industry, analysts at Barclays project that the alternative to meat market may reach $140 billion in the next 10 years. Even though production cost for lab-based meat is higher than animal based meat, the resource [...]

July 29th, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

How to Select, Store, and Serve Seafood Safely, According to an Expert

Author: Betty Gold It’s an unfortunate reality that many of us are intimidated by the idea of buying, prepping, and cooking seafood at home. No longer. We teamed up with Andrew Gruel of Slapfish to bring you an easy-to-follow checklist to make sure you’re shopping for seafood safely. There’s nothing to be intimidated about—so long as you follow these simple steps. Seafood—which includes both fish and shellfish—offers an array of promising health benefits, like protein, [...]

July 21st, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

How to avoid food poisoning in hot weather

Author: Bahk Eun-ji Summer is the season when special attention should be paid to food safety to prevent food poisoning. Food poisoning is a common and familiar disease during summer, as various infectious bacteria, viruses and parasites thrive at higher temperatures. The disease is caused by the ingestion of bacterial toxins, but more commonly caught through bacterial invasion into the body. In a sense, the illness is more accurately called bacterial gastrointestinal disease caused by [...]

July 7th, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

First SNP Awards honor those boosting US seafood consumption

Author: Christine Blank Arlington, Virginia, U.S.A.-based Seafood Nutrition Partnership is establishing the annual SNP Awards to honor those have demonstrated exceptional outreach and impact on increasing U.S. seafood consumption. The SNP is accepting nominations through 30 June, 2019, and awardees will be announced on or around 5 August. The efforts of these individuals and organizations will be acknowledged formally at an awards dinner on 16 September, 2019, in advance of SNP’s State of the Science Symposium [...]

June 30th, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

The Beyond Meat of fish is coming

Article Authors: Lydia Mulvany and Josh Petri, Bloomberg With the rise of meat substitutes — and their arrival on Wall Street — lab-grown fish and sushi won't be far behind A salmon is held for a photograph during health checks at salmon farm at Hideaway Bay, Tasmania, Australia.Carla Gottgens / Bloomberg   Salmon has become the guinea pig of the seas when it comes to using technology to supplement falling fish populations. Now it’s moved [...]

June 23rd, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments