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Imaginative Snacks Give Preschoolers a Healthy Headstart

January 11, 2014 |

It's never too early to help kids establish healthy eating habits for life. Diets rich in omega-3 fatty acids — a healthy fat found in fish such as tuna and salmon — are vital to children's brain health. Pack tuna with crackers for a kid-approved healthy brain boost.

7 Foods for a Trimmer Grocery Budget and Waistline

January 8, 2014 |

Did you resolve to lose weight and boost your financial bottom line this year? Tina Ruggiero, RD discusses how canned or pouch tuna can help you meet those goals.

5 Superfoods for Breastfeeding Moms

November 12, 2013 | Examiner

Searching for foods with big benefits for both mom and baby? Salmon and other seafooods are as close to nutritionally perfect as it gets for breastfeeding mothers.

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5 Healthy Fats to Fill Up On

October 14, 2013 | Prevention

Check out how good fats such as salmon and tuna not only help lessen your chances of developing heart disease and other health conditions but also please your waistline.

Want More Babies?

October 13, 2013 | USA Today

Tired of the sensational headlines about what to eat when you're pregnant? Learn the facts about seafood consumption during pregnancy today, and enjoy a healthy tuna sandwich for lunch tomorrow.

Good News for Pregnant Seafood Lovers

October 4, 2013 | Babyzone

If your pregnancy has you craving seafood, get ready to smile: a new study finds that fish is a more responsible dietary choice than ever.

For heart-healthy lifestyle, well-rounded approach provides greatest benefits

September 11, 2013 | Cardiology Today

UCLA cardiologist Dr. Matthew Budoff discusses how the cumulative effect of four key lifestyle factors- including adopting a seafood-rich Mediterranean diet- can dramatically improve your heart health.

Doable Challenge: Make a Healthy Sandwich for Lunch

September 2, 2013 | Epicurious

Tired of the same old sandwich standbys? Epicurious offers four easy ways to liven up your lunch box, including Tina Ruggiero's Tuna Tune-Up.

Tuna Tune Up

August 13, 2013 |

Tina Ruggiero jazzes up the standard tuna sandwich with a nutritious gourmet version of her Tuna Tune Up recipe.  

Get By with a Little Help from Healthy Staples

August 11, 2013 |

Need an idea for dinner, fast? Tina Ruggiero, RD shares her go-to pantry staples, which include omega-3 rich tuna.

Overcoming Weight Bias to Gain Trust

July 1, 2013 | Physician's Money Digest

Dr. Mosca discusses a new survey published in the International Journal of Obesity that examines the impact of physicians' personal health on their relationship with their patients.

Fatty Acids Found in Fish Linked to Lower Risk of Breast Cancer

June 27, 2013 |

A new study published in the British Medical Journal reports that a higher intake of the fatty acids found in fish is associated with a 14% reduction in the risk of developing breast cancer later in life.

Pass the Fish Tacos, Please

June 24, 2013 | Saturday Evening Post

A growing body of research suggests that eating whole fish provides greater heart-health benefits than fish oil or omega-3 supplements. Dr. Mosca recommends 2-3 servings per week to support optimal heart health.

Taking Heart Disease to Heart in Your Practice

June 21, 2013 |

Dr. Mosca offers practical tips to help healthcare providers talk to patients about the benefits of a heart-healthy lifestyle.

What You Need to Eat to Be Heart Healthy

May 13, 2013 | Fitness

Dr. Lisa Young discusses the versatility of canned tuna, and shares a delicious recipe for white bean and tuna crostini, courtesy of Food Network star Melissa D’Arabian.

Nutrition Experts’ Favorite Brown Bag Lunches

May 9, 2013 |

Pressed for time? Registered dietician Tina Ruggerio shares her favorite tuna sandwich recipe, a quick and easy way to boost your dietary intake of heart-healthy omega-3s.

Healthy Fats You Should Be Eating

April 25, 2013 |

Did you know that certain fats are essential to your health? Take a look at the different fats, like omega-3 fatty acids from fish, that can help boost your heath!

10 Healthy Fish Recipes

April 23, 2013 | Health

Check out these 10 delicious fish recipes to help boost your heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acid and protein intake!

Get Real About Seafood

April 18, 2013 |

Melissa d'Arabian and Dr. Castelli share why fish is a good source of nutrients for mothers and babies alike.

Eat fish, live longer?

April 4, 2013 | WebMD

Check out this article to learn about a new study on how the omega-3 fatty acids from fish consumption can help you live longer.

Balancing Act

April 1, 2013 | Today's Dietitian

Don't know the difference between omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids? Check out this article and learn how to get a balance diet.

A New Endorsement for Fish

April 1, 2013 | The New York Times

New study sheds light on how fish consumption can help prevent heart disease and can help extend your life by more than two years!

Cooking with Fish: Healthy Dinners

March 26, 2013 | Family Circle

Need to add some healthy fish recipes to your repertoire? Take a look at these heart healthy recipes to help support your family's health!

52 Healing Superfoods

March 20, 2013 | Prevention

View the slideshow to see different foods that can provide an extra boost for your health, including a variety of fish and shellfish!

What Makes the Mediterranean Diet a Keeper

March 20, 2013 | Everyday Health

Dr. Sanjay Gupta shares why the Mediterranean diet, which includes at least two to three servings of fish a week, can help support heart health, manage weight and improve longevity!

10 Foods Fit Women Need: Your National Nutrition Month Shopping List

March 19, 2013 | Fitness

Looking for a simple shopping list to help provide the healthy nutrients you need? Check out this list fron Fitness, which explains the many benefits of adding fish to your diet!

Fat Facts: What to Know About Omega-3s

March 15, 2013 |

This article shares how Omega-3s can benefit your health and how you get get the most from this healthy fat.

Tuna Melt Quesadilla Recipe: Better Than a Tuna Sandwich

March 11, 2013 |

Check out this healthy tuna recipe that gives you the flavor of a traditional tuna sandwich with fewer calories!

Get Real About Seafood: It's a Smart Choice for Health!

March 8, 2013 | Yahoo! Voices

Dietician Tina Ruggiero shares some of the scientific studies that encourage consumption of fish in your diet to help support your health.

What We Can Learn From the Mediterranean Diet: 10 Healthy Foods to Eat

March 7, 2013 |

View the slideshow for examples of foods that can keep your heart healthy, including easy tips for incorporating heart-healthy foods into your diet - like canned tuna!

New Dietary Study, Aspirin Data, and Doctor Advice About Women's Heart Health

March 2, 2013 |

Lori Mosca, MD, and Lisa Young, PhD, RD, provide heart health tips for women, including the importance of fish.

How to Eat Your Way Happy

March 1, 2013 | Prevention

You know that fish can lower your risk of heart disease, but did you know it can help you be happy?

Mediterranean Diet Shown to Ward Off Heart Attack and Stroke

February 25, 2013 | The New York Times

Article discusses study findings that the Mediterranean diet, rich in fish &  vegetables, provides heart health benefits.

Tips for Living Heart Healthy

February 21, 2013 |

Dr. Lori Mosca, cardiovascular expert, shares some heart healthy tips just in time for Heart Month!

5 Ways to Lower Your Heart Disease Risk

February 20, 2013 |

View the slideshow to learn more about how changes to your diet can help you reduce your risk for heart disease.

2013 Nutrition and Beyond: Fats

February 18, 2013 |

This article shares how good fats, like omega-3s from salmon, can provide benefits to the body

Try this Sesame Shrimp and Asparagus Stir-fry

February 15, 2013 | Today

Melissa D'Arabian shows Today's Kathie Lee and Hoda how to make a simple and healthy meal with shrimp and snow peas!

5 Things to Do Today to Strengthen Your Heart

February 8, 2013 | SheKnows

Article provides simple ways to reduce your risk for cardiovascular disease, such as incorporating canned, white tuna into your routine

Our Top 15 Heart-Healthy Foods

February 6, 2013 | EatingWell

In time for American Heart Month, this article provides an overview of the top 15 heart-healthy foods

6 Ways to Upgrade Your Diet for 2013

January 17, 2013 | Huffington Post

This article discusses ways to “upgrade your diet” for 2013 and the lasting health benefits of eating fish. 

Superfood: Delicious Fish Recipes

January 1, 2013 | SheKnows

This article shares a few easy recipes to incorporate fish, an all-encompassing health food, to your everyday diet.

Top 10 Reasons & Tips to Add Fish into Your Family's Meals

December 25, 2012 | Fitzness

Registered dietitian Tina Ruggiero shares her reasons and tips for eating more seafood.

Fish Quiz: Fact or Fiction?

December 21, 2012 | WebMD

Test your knowledge about the health benefits of fish.

Tips to Achieve a Happy, Healthy 2013

December 18, 2012 | Examiner-Enterprise (AP)

Overview of realistic ways to change your diet and exercise in order to have a healthier, happier new year.

A Drug-Free Way to Lower Cholesterol

December 17, 2012 | Health Tips

A discussion of the importance of maintaining low cholestoral levels for heart health, including diet recommendations.

Top Healthy Snacks for the Holidays

December 13, 2012 | Fox News

Healthy tips and recipes for a balanced diet during the holiday season.

99 Percent Diet: Healthy, Afforable Food for All

November 26, 2012 | Today

Dr. Mehmet Oz shares tips for finding healthy, affordable food available at every supermarket and every price point.

Can Eating Fish Save Lives?

November 12, 2012 | Seafood Source

This article provides an overview of the discussion at the Mediterranean Diet Revisited Conference, including regional differences in diet and how those diets affect heart disease prevalence. 

5 Terrific Tuna Recipes

October 30, 2012 | Coastal Living

Five recipes to incorporate fresh and canned tuna into your diet.

Cancer-Busting Bites: Recipes That Fight Cancer

October 19, 2012 | Fitness

Easy recipes filled with cancer-fighting foods to boost your health and improve your diet.

Health Advantage of Eating Tuna

October 3, 2012 | San Francisco Chronicle

The various health benefits contained in fresh and canned tuna are discussed in this article, highlighting convenient ways to incorporate the fish into a healthy diet.

Nutrients Women Need Most

September 30, 2012 | Cooking Light

Six nutrients that women need most as part of a well-balanced, healthy diet.

Cookbook Author Says Don't Diss Fish

September 28, 2012 | The Chronicle Herald

Disccuses canned fish, including tuna, as the go-to fish for everyday cooking.

Choose Lean Protein Foods for Good Health

August 20, 2012 |

The important role of lean proteins in a healthy diet is discussed in this article.

25 Best Seafood Recipes

August 10, 2012 | Cooking LIght

Recipes featuring seafood that provides vitamins and minerals and may reduce the risk of heart disease and lower blood pressure.

The Best (and Tastiest) Foods for Your Heart

July 24, 2012 |

Overview of foods important for a heart-healthy diet, including the importance of Omega-3 fatty acids found in fish.

Good Fats vs. Bad Fats -- The Facts

July 16, 2012 | Huffington Post

A discussion of healthy fats and their important role in a balanced diet.

It's Time to "Get Real" About Fish Consumption

July 9, 2012 | Staten Island Advance

This article provides information about the health benefits of seafood, particularly for pregnant woman.

Tuna Soft Tacos

July 4, 2012 | Mamiverse

The facts about seafood's nutritional benefits and a recipe for tuna soft tacos.

Melissa d’Arabian’s Tips for Fast, Easy Fish Meals

June 29, 2012 | Spry Living

Tips for incorporating healthy amounts of fish into everyday recipes, featuring Get Real About Seafood experts Melissa d'Arabian and Dr. William Castelli.

Eat for a Sharper Mind: 5 Brain-Boosting Foods

June 28, 2012 | Eating Well

A recommendation to eat fish during pregnancy for the cognitive benefits to developing babies.

Seafood Best Catch for Health

June 6, 2012 | Chicago Tribune

This article discusses benefits of eating seafood on heart health, pregnancy and brain health.

8 Lifestyle Changes to Protect Your Heart

May 14, 2012 |

Ways to improve your lifestyle to protect your heart, including eating a healthy diet rich in seafood.

Superfoods to Power You Through Finals

May 9, 2012 |

A list of "super foods," for your brain, such as seafood.

You Have High Cholesterol: Now What?

May 9, 2012 |

Tips for managing choloesterol, such as eating more lean proteins such as seafood.

Changing Your Diet to Protect Your Heart

April 26, 2012 |

Tips on what types of foods to eat to protect your heart, such as seafood rich in omega-3s.

Pasta with Tuna and Fresh Basil

This article provides an outline of seafood's health benefits and offers a delicious seafood pasta recipe.

Diet Tips to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

March 26, 2012 |

Tips for preventing diabetes through a healthy diet, including eating lean proteins such as seafood.

6 Must-Eat Foods for Pregnancy

March 9, 2012 | WebMD

A list of foods women should eat while pregnant to nourish their developing babies.

7 Ways to Eat Out and Lose Weight

January 10, 2012 |

Tips on how to eat healthy when dining out.

Antioxidants and Omega-3 Fats: Functional Foods to Boost Health

January 4, 2012 | WebMD

This article outlines the health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids found in seafood.

Campaign promotes eating to protect your heart

September 19, 2013 | KQCA

Eating two to three servings of fish a week that are high in omega-3 fatty acids like tuna, salmon and trout will help protect your heart during the winter months. Dr. Matthew Budoff and Elizabeth Battaglino, CEO of HealthyWomen, discuss simple ways to improve your health and incorporate fish into your diet.