It’s well-documented that adding seafood to your weekly meal routine can offer important health benefits. But when it comes to getting a bigger variety of seafood in your diet, it’s tough to know when (or how) to try a brand new species of fish. If you love salmon, but are feeling the urge to mix… Continue reading Barramundi vs. Salmon: How do these fish stack up?
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The positive benefits of omega-3 fatty acids on our cardiovascular systems are well-known. It turns out that this essential nutrient is vital for brain health, too. Consisting of 60 percent fat, the brain needs omega-3s to properly develop and function. Researchers have discovered that omega-3 fatty acids are some of the most critical, most influential… Continue reading Your Brain on Omega-3s
You’ve likely heard that you should be getting more omega-3’s into your diet. But what are they, and why should you pay any attention to them? Omega-3s 101 Omega-3s are a family of polyunsaturated fats that play an important role in repairing your cells and reducing inflammation. They also play a crucial role in brain… Continue reading Why Should I Care About Omega-3s?
Seafood shoppers face a confusing variety of market, local, and scientific names for fish. Among the terms faced by consumers are bass and seabass. We’ve assembled some information on different types of seabass to help you navigate these waters and make a more informed decision next time you visit the market. What Makes a Seabass?… Continue reading What in the World is a Seabass?
Fish skins might just be the best-kept secret in seafood. And when done right, crispy skin is the most delicious part of a fish fillet. Whether via skin-on fillets or fish skins perfectly prepared a la carte, here’s why you should consider including more fish skin in your diet. Reason #1: Fish Skins Are Packed… Continue reading 5 Reasons You Should Be Eating Fish Skins
If anyone knows how to get more seafood into your meal plan, it’s Linda Cornish. Linda Cornish is the founder of the Seafood Nutrition Partnership, a non-profit organization on a mission to improve the health of Americans by eating more seafood, and an avid seafood eater. Learn how she stocks her fridge to ensure she… Continue reading Linda Cornish: The Secret To Eating Seafood 2x Week
You’ve likely seen articles that link high fish consumption with mercury poisoning, but the reality of the connection between the two is much more nuanced. What kinds of fish contain mercury? How much fish can I eat without risk? What is really the cause for concern? Here’s the lowdown on what you need to know… Continue reading What Do I Need to Know About Mercury in Fish?