Gifts from the Sea: The Health Benefits of Fish and Other Seafood
According to the American Heart Association, you should eat at least two servings of fish per week. Fish is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids which are good for your heart. However, in recent years, fish and seafood in general have received a lot of negative publicity. Many people are concerned mercury and other contaminants may outweigh seafood’s healthy benefits.
A recent article published by the Mayo Clinic stated “the heart healthy benefits of eating fish far outweigh any risks. If you’re worried about heart disease, eating two servings of fish a week could reduce your risk of dying of a heart attack.” Read more in the Culinary Edge Vol. 6, Issue 6.