Lean, protein-rich, packed with Omega-3s — seafood is a true superfood
The American Heart Association confirms that eating 3.5 ounces of fish or shellfish twice a week reduces the risk of heart disease, heart failure, stroke, and sudden cardiac death — oh my!
Seafood is rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, which reduce cholesterol while decreasing inflammation. This anti-inflammatory effect reduces damage to blood vessels, thereby protecting against heart disease and stroke. Seafood for dinner anyone?GET STARTED
Besides the protective benefits of seafood fo ryou heart, did you know seafood can also improve your memory and brain functions? It's true! The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reports that an Omega-3 fatty acid called docosahexaenoic acid, or DHA, is not just helpful for the brain, it is required to keep the brain functioning normally. Get into the habit of eating seafood regularly now, and it can help stem cognitive decline years down the road.GET STARTED
If you love enjoying a good meal and want to stay fit, go ahead and rejoice — eating seafood can help you become trim and toned. The logic is pretty simple: when you replace high-fat, high-calorie processed foods with nutrient-dense seafood (which is naturally high in protein and low in saturated fat), you'll be satisfied and excited by your meal, without compromising your health.
There is also a bit of psychology involved. Since seafood is such a versatile culinary option, you can incorporate a wide variety of seafood into your diet without feeling deprived. If you're concerned that eating clean means eating boring meals, rest assured that seafood is a guilt-free indulgence any day.LET'S GET STARTED