Benefits of Seafood

We’ll explore the nutrition benefits of various types of seafood and give you tips on how to prepare it and add it to your meals.  We’ll also take a look at current research and health related topics encompassing seafood.

Make Every Bite Count! The NEW Dietary Guidelines for American 2020 – 2025

By: Laura Ali, MS, RDN, LDN

 

You’ve heard the saying – “it’s not a sprint, it’s a marathon”.  When it comes to making healthy food choices that is exactly how to think about it.   The most recent edition of the  Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) were released in December and are based on years of sound scientific research about how Americans should be eating for long-term health and to help prevent chronic disease.

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Ten Reasons to LOVE Seafood!

It’s that time of year – when our thoughts turn to love and those we love. So while candy and romantic dinners take up our thoughts on the 14th, the rest of the month is a good time to show ourselves and family some love through what we eat. With all that in mind, we came up with 10 reasons you should love seafood and include more in your diet!

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Seafood for Childrens Health

Despite the attention and effort to help consumers make changes, the statistics are still shocking.  According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) the rate of childhood obesity has more than doubled for children and quadrupled for adolescents in the past 30 years.1 

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New Dietary Guidelines: Americans Should Choose Seafood Twice a Week!

Charlie® always knew that eating fish was good for you… and the U.S. Department of Agriculture and leading nutrition researchers agree!  Seafood takes its place on the main stage in the 2015 -2020 Dietary Guidelines with a strong recommendation for all Americans shift to healthier eating patterns.  Along with fruits, vegetables and whole grains, swapping in 2 servings of seafood in place of other protein foods a week is encouraged.   

Why the attention on seafood?

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5 Ways to Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle with Seafood!

March is National Nutrition Month and a great time to shed our comfy sweaters and couch potato lifestyle and get back into a healthy routine. Let’s face it, heavy coats and sweaters can hide a lot, and the start of spring is the perfect time to get back into the swing of things.

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