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A Fish A Day Keeps the Migraines Away

A Fish A Day Keeps the Migraines Away

Could upping your fish intake reduce the frequency and severity of migraine headaches? The answer is yes, according to new research from the National Institutes of Health.

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Are You Suffering from Tilapia Fatigue?

Are You Suffering from Tilapia Fatigue?

We're All Tired of Tilapia. Fortunately, Sea to Table Can Help. Tilapia is popular for good reason—it’s inexpensive and widely available, plus it "goes with everything." Like a chameleon, tilapia blends almost seamlessly with other ingredients, absorbing the flavor of everything it’s cooked with. People who don’t generally like fish like tilapia because it is so unassertive to be almost tasteless. People who like fish tend to dislike tilapia for the same reason! But tilapia’s ability to absorb flavors from whatever it is swimming in can work against it, resulting in the “earthy” (a polite term) flavor of some imported...

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Omega 3, the Wonder Fat

Omega 3, the Wonder Fat

Omega 3 sounds like a planet Captain Kirk might visit, and there might be nothing more unappetizing-sounding than “fatty acid”. But for over 30 years, most doctors and scientists have agreed that Omega-3’s are essential for proper cell function. And since we are 100% cells, you can see why they are pretty important. But how do you get them, and how much is enough? Let’s take a deeper dive. The Chemistry Stuff The Omega-3’s group is comprised of three polyunsaturated fats:  alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). ALA is found mainly in plant oils such as...

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Fish is Brain Food

Fish is Brain Food

I am a lover of all things fish. The ecology of fishes and other marine species has fascinated me for years and has led me on a lifelong quest to get to know the inhabitants of our vast oceans. I also love to eat fish (that are sustainably-caught, of course). Working at Sea to Table, I’ve learned that the fish in the ocean are as diverse in flavor and texture as they are in biology, so there’s a lot for a home cook to explore. And just when I thought I couldn’t find any more reasons to brag about fish,...

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