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US and UK urge parents to feed more seafood to children

Author: Nicki Holmyard “How can we engender enthusiasm in children for eating seafood?” asked Karen Galloway – owner of KAGC Limited, a company specialized in strategic development and consumer insights, and a former employee at Seafish – in her Drummond Lecture at the Shellfish Association of Great Britain this week. “Many studies have shown that children who eat seafood regularly have increased IQ and a better quality of sleep, yet parents in the U.K. are [...]

May 26th, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

A substantial benefit from replacing steak with fish

Author: Technical University of Denmark Credit: CC0 Public Domain   The average Dane will gain a health benefit from substituting part of the red and processed meat in their diet with fish, according to calculations from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark. Men over 50 and women of childbearing age in particular would benefit from such a change in diet. In a Ph.D. study at the National Food Institute, Sofie Theresa Thomsen has [...]

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

10 Tips: Eat Seafood Twice a Week

Author: Choose My Plate Twice a week, make seafood—fish and shellfish—the main protein food on your plate.* Seafood contains a range of nutrients, including healthy omega-3 fats. According to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, eating about 8 ounces per week (less for young children) of a variety of seafood can help prevent heart disease.   Eat a variety of seafood Include some that are higher in omega-3s and lower in mercury, such as salmon, [...]

May 12th, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

World Tuna Day 2019: Here is why you should have this fish in your salads and sandwiches

Author: Editorial Team As we celebrate World Tuna Day today, here is a low-down on the plethora of health benefits this seafood comes with. From helping in battling obesity to fighting thyroid issues, tuna is a boon in more ways than one. ©Shutterstock Tuna and similar species are a rich source of food for many countries. These supremely tasty fish offer many health benefits which have increased their demand globally, threatening their existence. Tuna forms [...]

May 5th, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

6 Health reasons why you should eat more salmon

Author: Steven Christensen · Seafood such as salmon, tuna, and shrimp is known for its health benefits. It’s a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids and high-quality proteins. It also contains many important minerals including zinc, iodine, and phosphorous. Eating fish regularly helps lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of cardiac diseases. Among them, salmon contains high quantities of omega-3 fatty acids which are responsible for maintaining a healthy heart and improving overall health. Salmon [...]

April 28th, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

Nutrients in Fresh Grouper

Author: Sharon Perkins   Grouper comes in numerous varieties, colors and sizes. Like most fish, grouper contains large amounts of protein, minimal amounts of saturated fat and no sugar. Unlike fatty cold-water fish, grouper does not supply large amounts of healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Grouper can also carry a toxin, ciguatera, which can cause neurological problems if you ingest it. (Image: puchkovo48/iStock/Getty Images) Calories Most fish, including grouper, are naturally low in calories. A 3-ounce [...]

April 14th, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments