Nutrition Blog 2018-01-23T19:48:56+00:00

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Does Fish Really Help You Lose Weight?

The year is still new and losing weight or getting in shape is probably still high on your to-do list. You’ve probably looked up all the trendy diets, researched what to eat and what to avoid and even bought some superfoods to help you in your fight against the scale. Chances are that during your hunt for the healthiest alternatives, the same food has come up a lot in conversation: fish. We’ve all heard that [...]

By | April 22nd, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

By | April 15th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

Updated Dietary Guidelines Suggest Shifting to Seafood

Author: National Fisheries Institute                           In January the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services jointly issued the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The Dietary Guidelines is updated every 5 years to reflect the latest in published nutrition science. This report is designed to form the foundation of dietary advice that healthcare professionals share with patients, as well as inform federal [...]

By | April 8th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

What is the Healthiest Fish to Eat?

Author: NFI What is the Healthiest Fish to Eat? By NFI, June 22, 2017 Healthiest Fish to Eat You probably aren’t getting enough of the healthiest fish. From boosting heart health and baby brain development to reducing the risk of heart disease and depression, eating just about any seafood at least 2 to 3 times each week has scientifically-proven health benefits. The latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend that everyone—including pregnant and breastfeeding women—should increase [...]

By | April 1st, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

By | March 25th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

Everything You Need to Know About Canned Tuna Nutrition

Author: NFI Media Top Reasons to Feel Good About Pouched and Canned Tuna Nutrition and Sustainability… Every year, millions of Americans look to the internet for nutrition advice. While there are thousands of websites devoted to helping folks find healthier, high-quality food, it’s sometimes difficult to separate fact from fiction. Nowhere is this clearer than in the case of canned tuna nutrition. This highly versatile, nutrient-rich source of protein is one of the more misunderstood [...]

By | March 18th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments