Posts Tagged Seafood Health

Jul 2 2013

Oxford University reveal that a fishy diet can improve reading and concentration in kids

Sunday Express

Omega-3 fatty acids called EPA and DHA, found in fish and seafood, are essential for the brain’s structure and function as well as for maintaining a healthy heart.

Research carried out at Oxford University and published in the journal PLOS One, found children’s blood levels of DHA “significantly predicted” how well they were able to concentrate and learn.

Blood omega-3 levels were studied in 493 UK schoolchildren aged from seven to nine.

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May 22 2012

Website – Seafood Health Facts: Making Smart Choices

The Seafood Health Facts website was recently updated to included a link to customizing seafood consumption information and also to provide guidance to a broader range of consumers.


The Seafood Health Facts site  includes current information on seafood nutrition/health, safety and market topics. It will help answer many commonly asked seafood safety questions that consumers and patients often ask health care providers and retailers.


Bookmark this great new resource!  It is a handy tool to help you become seafood savvy. Check it out at

The project was partially funded through a grant from the National Integrated Food Safety Initiative of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S., Department of Agriculture.