Lenten Season is HereWith Lenten season here, many people are including more fish and seafood in their diets. According to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines, Americans are encouraged to increase the amount and variety of seafood consumed by choosing seafood in place of meat and poultry. Eating two to three servings of seafood per week has health benefits including maintaining brain health and reducing heart disease. Seafood contains healthy nutrients including omega-3 fatty acids, iron and B-vitamins. It also has less saturated fat than other protein foods.
Here are some great options for seafood varieties. Flavor varies among types of fish and seafood.