Partner organization Moms Clean Air Force and KidSafe Seafood teamed up to share some tips and information about healthy seafood for kids.
We’ve all heard that seafood is an important component of a healthy diet, especially for young children and pregnant women. You may have even read the articles extolling the health benefits of seafood, offering heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, lean protein, vitamins and minerals that are essential for the growth, development and well being of children. While the U.S. ranks third globally for the consumption of fish and shellfish, trailing behind China and Japan, seafood consumption lags far behind meat and poultry. In fact, Americans on average have been eating less meat and poultry, resulting in a twelve percent decline in consumption in just five years. So why aren’t we eating seafood more often?
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