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Health Benefits of Tuna

An Important Message About Tuna   We have placed tuna on our “10 Most Controversial WHFoods List.” This list was created to let you know that even though some foods (like tuna) can make an outstanding contribution to your meal plan, they are definitely not for everyone. One of the most controversial aspects of tuna […]

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Health Benefits of Shrimp

Shrimp is Our Food of the Week   This week we celebrate another one of our new Foods of the Week, shrimp. Shrimp accounts for 25% of all seafood purchased in the U.S. today. Shrimp provides a rich source of astaxantin, a carotenoid that is receiving special attention in the latest health research, primarily for […]

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Health Benefits of Scallops

The soft fleshy texture and delicately mild sweet flavor of scallops are enjoyed by even those who are not particularly fond of fish or other shellfish. The season for fresh sea scallops and bay scallops runs from October through March, while fresh calico scallops are available from December through May. Sea scallops and frozen scallops […]

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Health Benefits of Sardines

Nutrients in Sardines 3.20 oz-wt (90.72 grams) Nutrient%Daily Value  vitamin B12135.1%  tryptophan78.1%  selenium68.3%  omega-3 fats55.8%  protein44.6%  phosphorus44.4%  vitamin D43.7%  calcium34.6%  vitamin B323.8%  choline16% Calories (188)10% This chart graphically details the %DV that a serving of Sardines provides for each of the nutrients of which it is a good, very good, or excellent source according to […]

Health Benefits of Salmon

Health Benefits of Salmon

What’s New and Beneficial about Salmon   With so much focus on the amazing omega-3 benefits of salmon, other unique health benefits from salmon may have been inadvertently overlooked. One fascinating new area of health benefits involves the protein and amino acid content of salmon. Several recent studies have found that salmon contains small bioactive […]

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Health Benefits of Halibut

The firm white meat and delicately sweet flavor of halibut, combined with its high nutritional value, make it a favorite among fish lovers. Fishing season for halibut is in the summer and fall when it is available fresh and of optimum quality. Frozen halibut is available throughout the year. Halibut is the largest of the […]

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Health Benefits of Cod Fish

The white, mild flavored flesh of cod is available throughout the year and is a wonderful substitute for meat protein with its versatility making it easily adaptable to all methods of cooking. Cod belong to the same family (Gadidae) along with both haddock and pollock. It’s not surprising that the words “cod” and “cold” are […]