Do you want to eat more seafood? There are several health benefits of eating fish and other types of seafood a couple of times a week. However, there are many people are unsure of how to do in a healthy manner. With that said, keep reading and discover a few tips for incorporating seafood into your diet!
Try Eating More Shellfish
Just like most types of seafood, shellfish is very healthy in moderation. If you want to work in more seafood into your diet, try eating a few types of shellfish! This list includes clams, mussels, and oysters. All of which contain healthy omega-3s! They can all be prepared in a variety of ways to appeal to your taste buds.
Don’t Overdo The Extra Fat
There are a few healthy cooking methods when it comes to seafood. If you want to enjoy a healthy seafood dinner, stay away from the fried stuff. Instead, go for something grilled, roasted, broiled, or baked. There is nothing wrong with having a fried piece of fish every now and again, but you certainly don’t want to make this a weekly habit.
Know Your Portion Sizes
Since many types of seafood have high mercury contents, you do not want to go overboard. As a general rule of thumb, try to consume approximately 8 ounces of seafood in a week. However, this can vary based upon a variety of reasons.
Eat A Variety
There are many types of seafood to choose from. Just be sure you work in a few choices that are high in omega-3s and lower in mercury like oysters and salmon.
LET COSTAS HELP YOU WITH YOUR THANKSGIVING DINNER THIS YEAR!
Costas Inn has been a Baltimore tradition since 1971. You may recognize our restaurant, which was recently featured on the Food Network with Michael Symon on Burgers, Brew, and ‘Que! We were also voted the 2015 #1 Baltimore Seafood Restaurant by USA Today, as well as #1 Crab Restaurant 2014 in the Baltimore Business Journal. You may have also spotted Costas Inn during one of our 9 appearances on the Today Show or heard one of our many interviews on WJZ TV Channel 13 with Ron Matz and Marty Bass.
You can enjoy our famous crab cakes in-house or order them online for any time eating. We also provide some of the best seafood catering in the Baltimore area! You can also get your fill from Costas even when you’re not in our dining room: follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, and YouTube!