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?
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?
Finding Better Fish in the Midwest We’re wrapping up with National Seafood Month with a confession that many of you can probably relate to. You want to eat better seafood and you might want to find fresh seafood locally, but that’s not always possible -especially when you live in the Midwest. Next: Our friend “Jennifer”… Continue reading Confessions of a Former Fish Hater: Find Good Fish in the Midwest
How I Got My Husband to Eat Fish We’re half way through National Seafood Month, but there’s still many more stories to tell! Here’s another one from a former seafood hater, which seems like the mirror opposite of Erik’s story. Next: Joanna Wolff from January and her story as told to Tavaner Sullivan. So,… Continue reading Confessions of a Former Fish Hater: Getting Husbands to Eat Fish
To celebrate National Seafood Month, we have decided to share some stories from some friends of ours who were former seafood haters (or avoiders) about how they were able to incorporate more healthful fish into their diet. First up: our very own Erik Brandl and his story as told to Tavaner Sullivan. I’ve always liked… Continue reading Confessions of a Former Fish Hater
Q&A with the Authors of “Seagan Eating” After publishing their first book—The Vegan Cheat Sheet—together, authors Amy Cramer and Lisa McComsey decided to rethink their “cheat” in a way that really caught our eye. We are all trying to eat healthier and more eco-conscious, but veganism isn’t necessarily a great fit for everyone. This is… Continue reading Q&A with the Authors of “Seagan Eating”