News features and technical articles about the evolution of aquaculture, one of the world’s fastest growing industries.

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Intelligence

See-food: Eat fish for healthy eyes

A significant body of research has demonstrated that regular and increased consumption of essential omega-3 fatty acids can reduce the risk of developing macular disease, providing us with an opportunity to help protect our eyes through proper nutrition and diet. 

Intelligence

Making the case for a seafood-based economy

The “Towards a Seaweed Based Economy” report made the case that poor nutrition is the major cause for the pandemics of obesity and several chronic diseases. It recommended increased use of food-production systems like integrated multi-trophic aquaculture. 

Intelligence

Para una alimentación saludable, somos lo que permitimos

Muchos hábitos alimenticios actuales tienen resultados negativos para nuestra salud, dando credibilidad a "eres lo que comes." Los hábitos alimenticios se pueden cambiar, y aumentar el consumo de productos de mar puede proporcionar numerosos beneficios para la salud, incluyendo como 

Health & Welfare

Diets affect abalone meat quality, shell color

A preliminary study investigated the effects of diet on the meat quality and shell color of Pacific abalone. A test diet and a commercial abalone feed resulted in lower meat protein content compared to that achieved with a diet of