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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 [...]

September 16th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

Omega-3s Better From Supplement or Seafood? Book Looks at Facts of the Fat.

Author: Rachel Nania Short for omega-3 fatty acids, omega-3s are a type of fat found in the human body and in food — most commonly fish. © Getty Images WASHINGTON — Each year, millions of Americans shell out billions of dollars for omega-3 supplements — a pill (or powder or gummy) that’s promoted for reducing inflammation and improving cardiovascular and mental health. But for some, the full story behind the supplement may be hard to [...]

September 12th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

Eating a Full Course Seafood Meal Once a Week Can Help You Stay Sharp

Author: IANS As we grow older, our memory span declines. Studies show that seafood helps keep your memory intact and helps you to concentrate. Photo: Thinkstock People who eat more seafood have reduced rates of decline in the semantic memory, which is the memory of verbal information. ‘Including seafood or other foods containing omega-3 fatty acids at least once a week in your diet may protect against age-related memory loss and thinking problems’, says a [...]

September 9th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

SNP offers suggestions to get kids to eat more seafood

Author: Christine Blank   As American children head back to school, experts have a number of tips to help parents prepare quick seafood meals. “Serving seafood in familiar dishes like tacos, enchiladas, soups, salads, burgers and baked dishes can be a beneficial way for kids to eat more seafood,” said Joe Urban, director of food and nutrition services for Greenville County Schools in Greenville, South Carolina, in a Seafood Nutrition Partnership press release. Mild fish [...]

September 2nd, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

How To Eat The Healthiest Fish Possible

Author:  Dr. Frank Lipman If You're Going To Eat Fish, Here's How To Eat The Healthiest Fish Possible Incorporating fish into your diet is a great way to boost health, protect your brain and heart, and even stave off certain kinds of cancers. To say the least, fish is a powerful ally to have on your dinner plate — but only if you’re eating the best, safest fish possible. Here are a few ways to [...]

August 26th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

8 Exotic Fish You Should Know About

Author: Stacy Adimando Instead of salmon and tuna, try some robin fish or takanohadai Some estimates say the world’s oceans are home to 20,000 species of fish. Yet somehow the vast majority of these are threatened by overfishing. Wherever you are, eating a wider diversity of species and regularly looking into catching practices and stocks to be sure they are sustainable is a way to help take the pressure off many of the most commonly [...]

August 19th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments