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Fish is a good source of nutrition and many kinds of fish
are low-cost and easy to prepare. DOH recommends people
eat a variety of fish and shellfish as part of a balanced
Fish is an excellent low-fat food, a great source
of protein, vitamins and minerals.
The oils in fish are important for unborn and breastfed
Eating a variety of fish helps to reduce your chances
of stroke or heart attack.
and Your Heart:
Omega-3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated fatty acids found
in all seafood, including shellfish, oysters and shrimp.
When combined with a healthful eating plan, research suggests
these fatty acids may help protect against heart disease,
including lowering the risk for heart attacks and sudden
cardiac arrest due to an irregular heartbeat.
While there are no specific dietary recommendations for
omega-3 fatty acids, studies show the protective effects
of omega-3s can be achieved by eating fresh water fish and
seafood twice a week. Since there are more than 200 species
of fish and shellfish available, adding fish and shellfish
to your weekly eating plan is easy. (Information About Omega-3s
Courtesy of the American Dietetic Association.)
Protecting Against Stroke:
Eating a variety of fish on a regular basis may help to
reduce your chances of some common types of stroke. Stokes
and heart attacks can occur due to blood clots, and blood
clots are caused when platelets (a part of blood) clump.
Fish, like aspirin, keep platelets from clumping and, therefore,
help prevent clots.
Fish are Important:
In Washington State, fish and shellfish are not only important
sources of nutrition, catching, preparing and eating fish
are important cultural and family practices as well.
is a rich source of protein, vitamins, and minerals; many
varieties of seafood are also low in sodium and cholesterol.
Not only is seafood delicious, but it's nutritious as well.
It's a delightful addition to any meal and is an excellent,
low-calorie source of many essential nutrients. Seafood
contains about twenty percent of the high quality proteins
of red meat and poultry. It is also low in fat and most
of the fat it has is poly-unsaturated. Because many diets
now specify poly-unsaturated fat, rather than saturated
fat, fish and shellfish make excellent main dishes. Some
fish are relatively high in fat such as salmon, mackerel
and catfish. However, the fat is primarily unsaturated.
Fish is also a good source of "B" Vitamins "B-6",
"B-12", biotin and niacin. Vitamin A" is
found mainly in fish liver oils, but some high fat fish
are good sources of Vitamin "A".
Fish is a good source of several minerals, especially iron,
phosphorus, potassium and zinc. Canned fish with edible
bones, such as salmon or sardines, are also rich in calcium.
Health Benefits. Conventional wisdom says that a healthy
diet is one that is low in fat and - invariably - short
on flavor. We beg to differ. And so do millions of connoisseurs
of Alaska seafood the world over. Either way, the health
benefits of Alaska seafood are clear. Download our new Alaska
Seafood Nutrition Chart, which includes values for Omega-3s
Prawns Shrimp Smoked Products Steak and Seafood Stocks Sushi
The Butcher Shop Specials View All. Seafood Nutrition Chart
NFI is the leading voice for promoting safe, sustainable,
affordable seafood as the daily protein food of choice for
feeding the world. Institute of Public Health, the National
Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research, and Ullevaal
showing that the benefits of seafood consumption strongly
outweigh the effects of
An official web site for the Maine Harvest Seafood. We're
your number one source for the finest fresh seafood in our
area. Seafood Nutrition Information. Fat Content of 3-ounce
cooked portions of fish
WA State, Environmental Health Programs recommendations
for cooking and consuming fish in local bodies of water
having mercury contamination Health
Benefits. Fish is a good source of nutrition
and many kinds of fish are low-cost polyunsaturated fatty
acids found in all seafood, including shellfish, oysters
Seafood Guide. This guide provides shopping tips, common
species forms, distribution, cost, cooking suggestions,
and nutritional statistics for a wide variety of seafood
species from skates to squid. About Seafood-Health and Nutrition.
Details about the benefits of a seafood diet are available
here in nutrient profiles for a variety of seafood fish
and shellfish species.
SEAFOOD NUTRITION INFORMATION CHART following chart contains
Nutrition Facts for Cooked Seafood:
health benefits of canned and fresh fish are actually pretty
similar, just watch out for the sodium. Read Is Canned or
Fresh Seafood Better? online at WebMD. Is Canned or Fresh
Seafood Better? Diet & Nutrition The health benefits
of canned and fresh fish are actually pretty
nutrition facts and information online. Health food from the