• Seafood Expo North America: Reasons To Go

      Thousands of creatures from the sea are going to descend on Boston in two months, A deluge of seafood which will make it one of the top events of the year. This epic event occurs each year and I'm planning to attend once again, and hope that you will do so too. From March 15-17, the Seafood Expo North America (SENA) will return to Boston, probably the largest seafood event in the country.

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    • Eating More Mussels

      Make a New Year's resolution that you'll want to keep, a resolution that will improve your health in a most delicious way. Eat More Mussels. Last summer, I posted Want Cheap, Tasty, Healthy & Sustainable Seafood? Choose Musssels, explaining numerous reasons why you should eat more mussels. The title of that post sums it up well, though I should add that mussels are also easy to cook.

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  • The Year In Seafood

    … Peach: The Seashore Issue The Endangered Vaquita: A Cautionary Tale New MA Seafood Program: But What About Farmed Shellfish? Consumers & Seafood Certification Want Cheap, Tasty, Healthy & Sustainable Seafood? Choose Mussels 10 Suggestions For Less Expensive Seafood The 3 Rules Of Eating Seafood 2012 Bodegas Martín Códax Albariño: A Seafood…

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  • How’s Your Liver, You Wino? by Elizabeth The Hippy Winer

    … from damaging LDL cholesterol, (“bad” cholesterol) Can reduce risk of heart attack and stroke Lowers risk of heart disease Promotes longevity (longer to live to enjoy our wine!) Reduces rick of Type 2 Diabetes Preserves metal function Reduces the risk of colon cancer Reduces risk of cataracts Some say red wine is especially good because…

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  • Secret Hideouts For Grown-Ups, A Japanese Book Exploration, Yuki Kageyama

    … When hideouts for grown-ups are mentioned, what comes to mind first is crime witness, spies and victims of violence to name a few. With 'Secret Hideouts for Grown-Ups' (DU Books), Yuki Kageyama looks at these hideouts through a different lense. Here's how the book came to be according to this excerpt from Yuki Kageyama's interview with PingMag…

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  • Seafood: Fighting The Mercury Myth

    … Eat more seafood. Eat more seafood. Eat more seafood. I repeat this sentiment frequently, encouraging people to eat one of the healthiest and tastiest foods that exists. However, one hurdle is consumer fears about the dangers of mercury in seafood. There are far too many articles that seek to scare the public, greatly exaggerating the risks…

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  • Book Review: Drinkers Guide to Healthy Living

    …, beer, tobacco, many much-advertised patent drinks served at soda-water fountains, most patent medicines, and even coffee and tea.” Facciani’s book presents a survey of the scientific research linking alcohol consumption with both health and lack of it. Since new studies seem to appear every week, this list of studies was obviously dated as soon…

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  • Thursday Sips & Nibbles

    …I am back again with a new edition of Thursday Sips & Nibbles, my regular column where I highlight some interesting wine and food items that are upcoming. ********************************************************** 1) Joslin Diabetes Center’s High Hopes Gala, to be held on Saturday, November 22, at 6pm, promotes awareness and raises funds…

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  • Rant: DON'T DRINK & DRIVE!!

    … 17,000 people are arrested for drunk driving in Massachusetts each year. That is a huge figure, showing that far too many people still don't understand that they should not drink and drive. How difficult is it to understand? DON'T DRINK & DRIVE! I'm sure drunk driving incidents in other states are just as significant. Each time you drink…

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  • Seafood Fear Momgering: The Mercury Myth

    … The public needs to understand that the media too often engages in fear mongering concerning mercury in seafood. Listen up and stop worrying. The health benefits of seafood consumption far outweigh the risks. For several years, I have been advising my readers on this issue. In my post Eat More Fish! Significant Health Benefits, I provided…

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