The Grist recently wrote an article titled, “This veggie is as good for the planet, as it is for your body“. And they were talking about my dear friend seaweed. Eating dried seaweed (or kelp) is one of my favorite snacks, so much so that I regularly buy large packs of it at Costco. As […]
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Have you ever flipped over a beauty product to learn about “marine collagen extracts”? There’s a reason the skin care industry is looking to the ocean for ingredients to help firm and even out your skin tone: collagen is key. Vital Proteins recently brought to market one of the few – if not the only – sustainably harvested […]
President Obama announced yesterday a big step to protect Bristol Bay, the home for 40% of the U.S. wild salmon populations and Native American sacred lands. For years Bristol Bay has been ground zero for a debate between Native American tribes, sportsmen, environmentalist, the salmon industry and the interests of industries hoping to drill for oil, […]
Seafood Watch upgrades 21 groundfish species after sustainable fishing practices take place; showing massive turnaround in fish populations.
I’m 32, and for many women my age we’re thinking about having kids or are in the middle of raising a family. The unfortunate reality is that our fish today are polluted with various heavy metals from everyday consumer products, mining and manufacturing pollution. Most women know to stay away from tuna during pregnancy, but […]
One of Michael Pollan’s tips in Food Rules is: “Don’t overlook the oily little fishes” If you like tuna or salmon, you’ll probably like sardines and for an extra bonus — their health benefits are tremendous. When it comes to picking the best fish for your health, budget and the environment it gets complicated quickly. I’ve […]
I love salmon. Every time I take a bite into salmon I’m reminded of the amazing nutrients, healthy fats and nourishment we get from this beautiful planet. There is no “environment out there,” we are the environment. The health of the food we eat is intimately linked to the health of our bodies. Salmon has […]