Seafood 2X/Week = Healthy Eating.
Government and health organizations recommend eating two seafood meals per week. Seafood is rich in nutrients and is a good source of protein, vitamins and minerals. There is a significant amount of scientific evidence that omega-3 fatty acids play a role in reducing the risk of heart disease and can make blood less likely to colt. Science continues to explore the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids (DHA and EPA) in other disorders such as cancer, arthritis and asthma. Health organizations suggest a DHA-EPA intake of 250 to 500 milligrams a day. The American Heart Association Recommends 1000 milligrams of DHA-EPA per day for patients with coronary heart disease. All fish & seafood contains some omega-3, but the amount can vary. Salmon, herring, mackerel and sardines are among the highest.
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