For more information on the specific research, please see the articles below!
1. Slow Brain Aging: A study in neurology showed older adults who eat a Mediterranean diet, which is high in fish, slowed brain aging by as much as five years. Article
2. Reduce Belly Fat: The Journal of Nutrition found children who eat more polyunsaturated fats- which includes omega-3’s from seafood- were leaner and had less body fat, in particular, less belly fat. Article
3. Improve Baby Brain Development: The Journal of Neuroscience found not getting enough of the type of healthy fats found in fish during pregnancy can limit a baby’s brain growth. The recommendation? Mom should eat more fish. Article
4: The Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health found people who eat the most fish have an average of 17% reduction in the risk of depression compared to those who eat the least fish. Article
5: A USDA study found that 80-90% of Americans are currently not eating enough seafood to meet the dietary guidelines, meaning most people are missing out on all the important health benefits. Article
*All information was provided by the National Fisheries Institute. For more information on the organization, please visit their website here.