Sunday, March 26, 2006

US science body confirm health benefits of seafood

Here is an exeret of a news story found today on the Gippsland Aquaculture Industry Network. This story again supports that, exciting discoveries are being made in relation to the health benefits of seafood.

A panel of experts convened by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has confirmed the health benefits of seafood.

In fact, a recommendation has emerged to eat seafood not just the usually suggested two to three times a week but instead four to seven times a week.

"The best science coming out over the last two years has overwhelmingly been in favour of the benefits of seafood consumption," said panel chair Professor Michael T. Morrissey, from Oregon State University's Department of Food Science & Technology.

“The evidence still suggests that seafood plays a role in reducing coronary heart disease – and new studies suggest that it may reduce the onset of Alzheimer's as well as other mental illnesses,” Dr Morrissey said.

The full story can be read at this source link