Seafood Nutrition Partnership Offers Tips to Increase Seafood Consumption During National Seafood Month

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By Milthon Lujan

USA.- As National Seafood Month approaches in October, Seafood Nutrition Partnership (SNP) is reminding busy Americans that eating seafood is a quick, easy, and healthy source of lean protein.


“Eating healthy isn’t always easy, and can sometimes seem like a daunting task to put a well-balanced, nutritious meal on the table,” said Linda Cornish, president and founder of SNP. “However, cooking at home with a lean protein you can feel good about serving, like seafood, is one way to serve up quick, good-for-you meals for you and your family.”

In 2017, one-third of consumers reported that they increased their fish consumption at home, according to Datassential. Research published in the “Journal of the American Medical Association” showed eating seafood 2-3 times per week can improve brain, eye, heart and prenatal health. Seafood also provides unique health benefits as one of the best sources for omega-3 fatty acids, which are healthy fats essential to human health and development.

As only one out of 10 Americans currently meets the Dietary Guidelines recommendation of two servings of seafood per week, National Seafood Month is a great time to incorporate more seafood into your family’s meals. Check out these tips from the Seafood Nutrition Partnership:

– Make a game plan or meal plan for the week to figure out when you can incorporate seafood into your meals. Breakfast counts too such as eggs benedict with smoked salmon or trout, crab, lobster,


– Stock up on canned and frozen seafood at the grocery store and keep an eye out for sales or coupons.

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– Make easy swaps, like using white fish or shrimp in tacos instead of beef or a salmon patty instead of a burger patty.

– Try doubling recipes so you only have to cook it once but can reap the benefits of eating seafood twice in one week.

– Add seafood into salads, pastas, pizzas, tacos, and sandwiches.


For recipes, ideas and inspiration for eating seafood at least two times per week, visit or follow #Seafood2xWk on social media.

About Seafood Nutrition Partnership

Seafood Nutrition Partnership (SNP) is the leading 501(c)3 non-profit organization in the U.S. building awareness of the health and nutritional benefits of seafood. SNP is addressing the country’s public health crisis through education programs that inspire Americans to incorporate more seafood and omega-3s into their diets for improved health as per USDA Dietary Guidelines. In October 2015, SNP launched a national public health education campaign. For more information, visit

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