The latest Global Nutrition Report indicates serious levels of both malnutrition and adult overweight and obesity. It is a major challenge, particularly among women and children. Seafood, including from aquaculture, can play a significant role in helping address this issue.
Roy D. Palmer
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
Many people, including health-conscious consumers, are concerned about the cholesterol content of foods such as meat, eggs and dairy products. In the case of shrimp, the cholesterol story is different because a number of research studies have demonstrated that the
Many current eating habits have negative results for our health, lending credence to “you are what you eat.” Eating habits can be changed, and increasing seafood consumption can provide numerous health benefits, including as a significant source of critical micro-nutrients,
The 2015 "Dietary Guidelines for Americans" suggest eating at least 8 ounces of seafood per week, and advise pregnant and breastfeeding women to eat 8-12 ounces weekly. It's about time.
While significant numbers of people are undernourished, an increasing number of people are overweight. The divide between recommendations and results is marked, so we must learn more about food production and change our behaviors.
Crustaceans, fish and any food that contains protein have the potential to cause allergic reactions in some individuals. To protect consumers, seafood businesses must stay abreast of changing regulations.
Are consumers fully aware of the health benefits of seafood? Many consumers do not act as if they are. It seems they do not have the information they need about the positive impacts the omega-3 fatty acids in seafood make
The Global Nutrition Report 2014 highlights that nutrition and food security is a concern in all countries, not just low-income ones. Urbanization and rising living standards are key drivers in the ongoing increases in seafood demand and fisheries development.