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Diabetes and the Power of Fish 

April 15, 2020 4:08 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Fish is an amazing source of protein and omega-3 fatty acids. It’s also a great source of vitamin D and helpful for our bones, joints, and heart. What you might not know is that fish that is rich in these omega-3s is also beneficial for people with diabetes. Let’s take a closer look at why.  What is Diabetes?  According to...

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The Power of Omega-3s 

April 1, 2020 4:04 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

We often talk about the importance of a balanced diet and how fish can play an integral role in maintaining your overall health. Omega-3s are a term we often refer to as one of the key fatty acids found in fish that are needed to promote this type of healthy diet. Today, we will be taking a closer look at...

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What’s Your Favorite Fish Dish? 

March 18, 2020 10:35 am Published by Leave your thoughts

We love seafood! Fried, grilled, and seared – there are so many tasty ways to enjoy a meal made with fish. There are so many varieties of fish and so many ways to prepare it that the combinations can create hundreds of options for meals. Your family probably has a few dishes that they look forward to. What are your...

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The Connection Between Fish and Mental Health Benefits 

March 4, 2020 10:33 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Most people know that eating a diet of fish is great for their body, especially the heart, eyes, joints, and brain development. But did you know that fish can be beneficial for your emotional health as well as your physical health too? Let’s take a closer look at the mental and emotional benefits that can come with eating a couple...

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Why Salmon is a “Superfish!” 

February 19, 2020 11:18 am Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s no secret that we love fish. However, we love to talk about how some fish are so packed with nutrients that they are considered by nutritionists around the globe as a “superfish.” The health benefits go above and beyond the average serving of protein. Let’s examine why salmon is considered by many practitioners and nutritionists alike as a true...

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How a Pescetarian Diet Can Help Cognitive Functions

February 5, 2020 11:13 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The Pescatarian diet has been around for thousands of years dating back to the earliest civilizations. Ancient cities in what is now Asia, the Mediterranean region, and the country of Greece show a long history of reliance on fish for protein. While the science of a diet rich in fish was not completely understood in ancient times, today we know...

Heart Healthy Fish

January 22, 2020 9:03 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Did you know that the average person’s heart beats at a rate of 80 times a minute? Do the math and that means the heart beats about 115,000 times in one day or 42 million times in a year! That is a lot of work for one organ. Given this information, wouldn’t it be smart to eat foods supporting your...

How Fish Can Help Your Waistline

January 8, 2020 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

With the dawn of the new year comes the avalanche of resolutions promising a healthier, happier you in 2020. Weight management is one resolution that so many of us can relate to as our waistlines have taken a hit as we age. Fish is one food that can help us remain loyal to our resolutions regarding weight. Read on to...

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The Benefits of Fish For Your Brain

December 18, 2019 9:11 am Published by Leave your thoughts

In our blog earlier this month we discussed how eating a diet that includes at least two servings of fish a week can help delay or protect against age related eye conditions such as cataracts and macular degeneration. But did you know that eating a diet in fish can also help improve brain functions? Let’s talk about what we know...

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Can Fish Help Protect Your Vision?

December 4, 2019 9:07 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Our vision is precious. In order to protect this primary sense, it is important to schedule an annual eye exam, wear sunglasses with UV protection, and eat foods rich in vitamins, minerals, healthy proteins, omega-3 fatty acids and lutein. Finding the right foods may be a chore, but serving fish at least once or twice a week to your family...