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Nutrition researcher: The human diet needs more shellfish

Author: Nicki Holmyard   Numerous studies have shown that eating seafood is good for human health, but Professor Baukje de Roos, deputy director of the Rowett Institute at Scotland’s University of Aberdeen and an internationally recognized nutrition scientist, believes that shellfish are some of the most important contributors of essential nutrients and should be given a great place in the diet. Professor de Roos, who is currently researching the effects of farmed seafood on heart [...]

March 17th, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

Online retailer Thrive Market adds sustainable seafood selections

Author: Christine Blank Barramundi and wild shrimp are among the new seafood products offered on Thrive Market, a membership-based natural online grocer based in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. On Tuesday, 3 March, Thrive launched Thrive Market Meat and Seafood, a line of sustainable seafood boxes, along with grass-fed beef, free-roaming chicken, and other natural meats. "Thrive Market set out to create the most ethical and highest quality meat and seafood program in the country offered [...]

March 17th, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

Eating fish can help fight childhood asthma, finds new study

Author: Jason Holland   A clinical trial led by researchers from La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia has found that eating seafood species high in good fats such as salmon, trout, and sardines as part of a healthy diet can reduce the symptoms of asthma in children. National body Seafood Industry Australia (SIA) has welcomed the new study, calling it a potential easy and effective treatment for asthma sufferers. “Childhood asthma is the most common [...]

March 10th, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

5 Best Fish And Seafood Choices To Eat For Health

Author: Matthew Kadey, MS, RD   Fish and seafood are great sources of protein. Here are the top five types for building lean muscle and the best ways to prepare them. Seafood is packed with protein, supercharged fats, and key vitamins and minerals. But it's important to choose well so you don't contribute to destructive fishing practices or eat fish contaminated by mercury and other toxic compounds. These choices provide plenty of nutritional perks, are [...]

March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

The Super Green List: Safe, Sustainable and Healthy Seafood Is Possible

Author: Emylisa Warrick  The Super Green List, put out and updated by The Monterey Bay Aquarium, de-mystifies the process from water to whetted appetite for our edible ocean friends. The list offers the best healthy and safe seafood choices: those with good supplies of healthy omega-3 fatty acids and low environmental impact. The Super Green List features sustainable seafood from the Seafood Watch “Best Choices” list; a list that promotes healthy oceans by informing businesses [...]

February 24th, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

For a Great Sustainable Seafood Choice, Choose Mussels

Author: Melanie Pinola       Mussels are not only inexpensive and tasty, they're one of the most sustainable types of seafood—and can even help improve the environment. Here's how to make mussels your go-to choice for sustainable seafood.                                     Photo by bugmonkey Buying seafood responsibly is essential for protecting our environment, but choosing the right seafood can be [...]

February 17th, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments