Dietary Guidelines for Americans Published

June 25, 2010 | David Green

seafood is health food The USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion final report of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee was published June 15.  The report calls for increased seafood intake and addresses the pregnancy/breastfeeding…

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Fresh Tilapia Salad with Almonds

June 11, 2010 | Joyce Taylor

another fresh seafood idea The mild, white-fleshed fish tilapia has been farm-raised and enjoyed in other parts of the world for centuries. Early records show that Egyptian Pharaohs ate tilapia 4,500 years ago. Tilapia is…

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What Is Aquaculture? Is It Safe to Eat the Fish?

June 11, 2010 | David Green

seafood is health food Think of animal farming where people produce, raise, and care for aquatic animals in controlled environments such as tanks, ponds and offshore cages. Both freshwater and saltwater fish are grown in…

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Tilapia – Home Grown and Locally Available

June 10, 2010 | Barry Nash

north carolina fisheries Tilapia is a common name for almost one hundred species of fish that originated in the Nile River in northern Africa. In the wild, tilapia inhabit warm water ponds, streams and lakes…

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Sautéed Soft-Shell Crabs with Lime Mayonnaise

May 28, 2010 | Joyce Taylor

another fresh seafood idea For many seafood lovers, the ultimate delicacy is soft-shell crabs. They are eaten almost whole—claws, flippers and new shell included. Soft-shell crabs, commonly called soft crabs, are blue crabs that have…

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