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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

Specialty Diets On The Rise With Seafood As A Major Player

Author: Margot Wilsterman hawaii poke bowl with salmon, rice, surimi, avocado, tobiko, carrot and seaweed Getty Confusing media coverage has forced many consumers into a love-hate relationship with seafood. On one hand, there are the health benefits of lean proteins and Omega 3’s being shouted from the rooftops. Studies have shown that eating more seafood can reduce the risk of heart disease, Alzheimer’s and even depression. But on the other hand, warnings of health risks [...]

June 16th, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

Why it pays to shell out on seafood: It’s filled with nutrients and could cut your risk of a heart attack in half

Author: Alice Smellie If you include one portion of seafood in your weekly diet, you may halve the chances of suffering a heart attack. Prawns, crabs, squid and octopus are just as packed with vitamins, minerals and fish oils as fish like salmon or cod. They all contain Omega-3 – a key fatty acid known to help with heart health. Shelling out: It is recommended that you try to eat fresh seafood Although seafood contains [...]

June 9th, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

Secrets to Picking the Freshest Seafood

Author: Len Canter, Healthday Reporter     (HealthDay)—You know how important it is to eat seafood twice a week, but buying fresh fish and shellfish can seem daunting. You'll find that it's a lot easier if you remember a few simple rules. When buying whole fish, look for bright, clear eyes. The eyes are the window to a truly fresh fish, because they quickly turn to a dull gray with age. The rest of a [...]

June 2nd, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments