Tags: seafood

Shark Finning is Killing 11,000 Sharks Per Hour and is Threatening Our Ocean

Sharks kill fewer than ten humans per year. Meanwhile, humans kill over 100 MILLION sharks per year. We’re wiping out the top predators in our ocean which impacts everything else living in the sea. The consequences of continuing this practice will be disastrous. As Sea Shepherd Conservation Society captain Paul Watson says, “If the ocean…

Vegan Seafood Guide—There’s Plenty More Fish in The Sea!

For many of us, the transition to going fully vegan is a gradual one—it’s not always overnight. Many vegans today went pescatarian first, then moved on to vegetarian, and finally made the jump to vegan. That’s why having a plethora of vegan seafood options today is so amazing! Whether you’re taking it slow and want…

Move Over Fish Oil—There’s A New Vegan DHA In Town!

You know that recommendation from the American Heart Association to eat two servings of fatty fish per week? That’s because of the type of fat that fish have in their bodies. Salmon, herring and sardines contain DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), an omega-3 essential fatty acid. But guess what? The fish actually get their DHA from algae.…

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…