Reel in Good Health

Health Plus
August 29, 2018

Tasty and nutritious, seafood can shake up your meal routine and be beneficial to your overall health. It is a good source of lean protein and many essential vitamins and minerals. It is also lower in saturated fat than red meat, making it a heart healthy choice. Plus, it can be used in a variety of ways!
 What does seafood have to offer?

Lean Mean Plant Protein

Health Plus
August 10, 2018

Lean Mean Plant Protein and the Benefits
 When we think about protein sources, we often think of meat. It makes sense: protein is what helps us build muscle, the "meat on our bones." However, there is another category of high protein foods found in certain plant-based sources. Plant proteins such as beans, peas, lentils, and soy have many beneficial qualities that can help boost your health. 
 What are the Benefits of Plant Protein? 

It's a Matter of Fat

Health Plus
August 10, 2018

What Exactly is Fat?
 Fat is one of three macronutrients that make up the foods we eat. It gives the body energy to support cell growth, keep us warm, and protect the organs. Fat also helps with nutrient absorption and hormone production. There are three categories of fat: saturated, trans, and unsaturated. Each type differs chemically and physically, but all fat has 9 calories per gram, which is more than twice as many calories as carbohydrates and protein. 
 Saturated Fat