Tag: seafood

This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by in Food News, June 13, 2014

In this week’s news: Seafood guidance for kids and expectant mothers; the next iteration of futuristic faux food; and a reminder from Mark Bittman to just eat the real thing. Pass the Salmon This Tuesday, federal officials announced that they’re for the first time ever recommending a minimum of two weekly servings of low-mercury seafood (thinkRead more

7 Healthy Takes on Summery Seafood

by in Healthy Recipes, June 1, 2014

You may have plunked a few salmon burgers on the grill last weekend, but typically meat gets all the glory at Memorial Day barbecues. These light, healthy fish dishes are exactly what you’ll crave as the warm-weather months heat up.  Fish Tacos with Watermelon Salsa (above, from Food Network Magazine) The chipotle-chile powder-dusted sea bass stuffedRead more

Omega-3-Rich Recipes (Guess What? They’re Not All Fish)

by in Healthy Recipes, July 12, 2013

Just about everyone could benefit from eating more of omega-3s, an essential fatty acid. Here are some delicious ways to up your intake. The Guidelines Omega-3 fats are found in fatty fish like salmon, tuna and sardines. You can also find them in plant foods like flaxseeds, walnuts, canola oil and soy. So there areRead more

15 Healthiest Grilled Main Dishes

by in Grilling, Healthy Recipes, May 10, 2012

If you’ve been grilling the same recipes each season, it’s time to shake things up. We’re giving you plenty of deliciously healthy recipes to choose from—starting with main dishes– all for less than 400 calories per serving.

Reading List: 12 Dangerous Supplements, Gulf Seafood Safety and Wine-Fed Cows

by in Food News, August 6, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Healthy foods that can be deadly, Gulf seafood deemed safe to eat and study finds dorm cafeterias bad for the waistline

Spotlight Recipes: Soul-Warming Stews

by in Healthy Recipes, October 19, 2009

For a change of pace, try chicken, lamb, beans or seafood as the main attraction in your stew. Stews contain a variety of veggies — carrots, potatoes, onions and celery — that add immune-boosting vitamins, an extra boost for the cold and flu season that’s coming.

Spotlight Recipes: Low-Cal Shrimp Picks

by in Healthy Recipes, January 22, 2009

Sweet and tender, shrimp are extremely low in calories and a terrific source of protein. Three ounces of cooked shrimp (that’s about 15 large ones) only has 85 calories, 18 grams of protein and less than 1 gram of fat — that’s as lean as lean protein gets.

Take On Tilapia

by in Healthy Recipes, January 20, 2009

Tilapia has gained popularity over the past 20 years. Once a fish that no one had heard of, now it’s the seafood everyone wants to try. It is easy to see why – tilapia is affordable, easy to prepare and has a mild flavor that appeals to those who may not love fish. You might say it’s the perfect “starter fish.”