Naturally Healthy Meals for the Whole Family
Most fish and shellfish are naturally low in fat and calories, making them the perfect choice when you’re looking for healthy meals that don’t skimp on flavor. Many seafood varieties are also rich in omega-3s, which help keep our bodies healthy and lower the risk of many diseases. Whether you’re cooking for yourself or for your family, our simple Sea Best® recipes make it easy to bring the health benefits of seafood to your table.
Researchers recommend incorporating seafood into your weekly meal plan as part of a healthy diet. Choose seafood at least twice a week as your main protein. Check out our recipe section for great recipes that will allow you to easily incorporate seafood into your family's meals.
For a lower calorie diet, choose seafood over other proteins like chicken and beef. Lean fish muscle has the same amount of protein by weight, but with far fewer calories.
According to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, pregnant or nursing women should consume 8 to 12 ounces of seafood per week from a variety of seafood types with low mercury levels.
Seafood is good for your health because it contains all nine essential amino acids our body must get from food. To help further lower health risks and boost brain power, look for seafood rich in omega-3 fatty acids, like salmon.