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Why Fish Isn’t The Healthy Protein Option You Think It Is & What You Should Try Instead

There’s a lot of misinformation about the health impacts of seafood swirling around the internet. It’s time to set the record straight!  I don’t know about you, but when I hear people talk about eating healthy, they tend to go straight for the “lean meat” suggestion. Chicken or fish, they say! But I’ll raise them…

Seafood’s Dark Secret: Killing Turtles, Whales & Other Marine Animals

The air conditioning of the small office was a welcome respite from the suffocating humidity the July day I visited the Turtle Hospital in the Florida Keys. Arriving a few minutes after the hourly tour started, I took a seat at the back of the room as Meghan, our tour guide, explained that 80 percent…

What a Fish Knows: An interview with Dr. Jonathan Balcombe

People love animals, so it’s no surprise that books about animals are perennial bestsellers. Ethologist Dr. Jonathan Balcombe has published five books on animal behavior. His latest, What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins, looks at animals few of us know much about. A New York Times Bestseller, What a Fish…

How to Fit Heart-healthy Fats into a Vegan Diet

If you read my post last week, you know that limiting dietary cholesterol and saturated fat intake is probably a good idea and that loading up on fresh, whole foods and getting your daily exercise will go a long way to protect your heart. So what about all of the other fats? What about creamy…