Are You Consuming Fish Every Week? Top 10 Benefits of Fish You Need to Know

September 11, 2014 9:52 PM

7 0

As a registered dietitian and mom, I've been incorporating fish into our family meals for years, and recent reports confirm this. Just this month in fact, the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition published a study showing that two or more servings of fish per week helped lower women's risk of hearing loss. And earlier this summer, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) updated their fish consumption advice to encourage pregnant and breastfeeding women and children to eat more fish and to eat a variety of fish.

Evidence supports the vast benefits of seafood, and health professionals agree with these dietary recommendations, yet most of us are not eating enough of it. The general population eats about one serving a week, and the FDA estimates that pregnant women eat less than two ounces of fish a week. That...

Read more

To category page

Loading...