• Health Blog

    Salmon: Correcting the Record

    It wasn’t that long ago Dr. Sanjay Gupta told audiences that farmed salmon was “injected” with dye. He later devoted an extraordinary amount of time and research into an expose for 60 Minutes ab...

  • Consumer Protection Blog

    Red Thai Curry with Salmon and Vegetables

    This is the sort of dinner that will make you look like a real pro in the kitchen, yet no one needs to know how easy it is to prepare. The combination of red curry paste and coconut milk is a magi...

  • Nutrition Blog

    Just Say No to Nuanced Nutrition Messages

    There's a temptation among those who give nutrition advice almost as powerful as a freshly baked cupcake - lists.  Whether we call the categories eat this/not that, red/yellow/green, or the dirty doz...

  • Health Blog

    USDA: Americans Need to Eat More Seafood

    This week, the USDA Economic Research Service published an article about seafood that tells an all too familiar tale, “Americans’ Seafood Consumption Below Recommendations.” The article highl...

  • Nutrition Blog

    Nutritionist Beware: Risk Based Studies Confuse Consumers on Seafood Advice

    Whenever a new scientific study is released, the press immediately searches for the headline. But too often that means oversimplifying or overemphasizing the most provocative results while ignoring th...

  • Nutrition Blog

    Study: Canned Tuna and Salmon Offer the Biggest Brain Boost for Your Buck

    As dietitians, we are well aware of the disconnect between what we say people should eat and what they actually do eat.  The reasons for the gap are complicated, but, simply put, health just isn’t ...

  • Health Blog

    Study: Omega-3s lower risk of fatal heart attack

    A new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine today finds that omega-3 fatty acids are associated with a lower risk of dying from heart attacks. Researchers from around the world formed FORC...

  • Consumer Protection Blog

    Think Outside the Bun: Grilling with a Twist

    Last week, Rima dished about grilling seafood pizza and kabobs on the "Good Morning Virginia" show on WTVR CBS 6 Richmond. Think outside the bun this summer, and grill up some seafood dishes ...

  • Consumer Protection Blog

    Must-Have Nutrients for Mom + Baby

    Last week, Rima dished about important nutrients for expecting moms on Raleigh's WNCN show, My Carolina Today. Pregnancy is a critical time for baby development, and there are a few nutrients t...

  • Sustainability Blog

    How to Give Positive Seafood Sustainability Advice

    Last weekend University of Washington fisheries expert Dr. Ray Hilborn and I chatted with registered dietitians at the 2016 Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN) Symposium:  Prescript...