Tag: Fish

healthier brain? Eat more fruits, nuts, fish, and vegetables

It is not news that eating healthily is good for your health. But did you know that healthy eating can also make your brain larger? A study published in the journal Neurology found that people who follow a diet abundant in fruits, vegetables, nuts, and fish may have bigger brains. For the study,

why wild salmon-caught is better than farm-raised salmon: It has a more diverse nutritional profile

salmon seems like the best choice for people who want to follow a healthy diet, especially since salmon is full of essential fatty acids and other nutrients. But is organic salmon better than wild salmon? Organically raised and farm-raised salmon vs. wild salmon Despite the fact that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) hasn’t yet

Herbal additives such as cumin oil found to increase shelf life of fresh fish fillets

Researchers from Firat University in Turkey have uncovered yet another use for black cumin (Nigella sativa), a plant widely used in both medicine and food. In their study, published in the journal Food Science and Technology, the team found that black cumin oil can be used as a natural preservative for extending the

Thousands of food poisoning cases believed to be caused by fish are actually caused by environmental pollution

People are fond of seafood. In the U.S., this means that a person, on average, will consume more than 47 pounds (around 21.51 kg) of fish and seafood in a year. Unfortunately, this also means that his chances of being poisoned by eating contaminated fish are also increased. An article published in

Research finds a strict Mediterranean diet helps protect against aggressive cancer tumors

Eating a Mediterranean diet can decrease the likelihood of aggressive prostate cancer (or PC) for men, according to a study published in The Journal of Urology. In their findings, the research team found that the diet, which has a high intake of fish, boiled potatoes, whole fruits, vegetables, legumes, and olive oil, coupled

Microsoft’s underwater server swims with the fishes, counts them

A few months ago Microsoft installed their Project Natick underwater data centre in the Scottish seas and began using it as a live data centre, studying the feasibility of the project under real-life conditions for 12 months. Microsoft also activated two webcams on the outside of the data centres, to observe environmental conditions near

Survive colon cancer by eating more Omega-3s, says new study

An observational study has concluded that increasing your intake of omega-3s found in oily fish can reduce your risk of dying from colon cancer by 70 percent. These findings, published in the medical journal Gut, suggest that colon cancer and other related conditions can be managed with proper diet, among other things. Dr.

how to source your fish in the safest and most toxin-free way possible

Fish is, inarguably, one of the healthiest food sources available to us on this planet. Fatty fish, for one, are the best sources of omega-3 fatty acids, which help support brain and body functions and are linked to the prevention of many diseases. For people living in areas that receive limited

Food waste from fish found to have a biomedical application: Collagen in fish scales promotes wound healing

“Let food be your medicine” gets a slightly different take with this study: Researchers from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have discovered a novel use for fish scales, which are commonly discarded in the cooking process. Their study, published in the journal Acta Biomaterialia, found that the collagen present in fish scales has the potential to be