Seafood is Brain Food!

Posted on in our Seafood Blog

Studies show that incorporating seafood into your diet boosts brain health! Learn more below:

  • Around 60% of our brains are made up of fat. Because of this, Omega-3 fatty acids are among the most important nutrient that determine your brain’s and ability to perform.
  • Eating a nutrient-dense diet that includes seafood, like the Mediterranean Diet, ensures a healthy intake of Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Vitamin D.
  • Vitamin D is also vital for a healthy brain! Vitamin D preserves brain function by playing a protective role.
  • Many wild-caught seafoods contain high levels of EPA and DHA. For example, a single 3oz. serving of Sockeye contains 750mg!
  • EPA and DHA have anti-inflammatory properties that can increase gray matter and brain volume. Growth of new brain cells protects and enhances function of existing ones.
  • Increased levels of EPA and DHA in the blood are proved to decrease risk of developing Alzheimer’s, dementia, and depression.
  • Eating just 8oz. of seafood (4oz, twice per week) can improve brain health! You already know where you can buy the best!