Today's Wellness Wednesday segment on Midday Mississippi was all about adding more fish to your diet.
For the next two week's we're encouraging folks to eat more fish. Dietician
Rebecca Turner said that "fish is healthy: easy to
digest and offers a high level of muscle building proteins. And when you choose
fatty fish like, herring, salmon, and mackerel, you are getting the added bonus
of the hard to find heart healthy omega-3 fatty acids.
Omegas 3's are thought
to help lower blood pressure, to strengthen the immune system, and to help
reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke."
Next time you are in the grocery store or dining at one of
Jackson's finest restaurants, "Go Fish" with my top picks.
Salmon (wild caught- Alaskan).
Alaska's wild-caught salmon are both healthier (they pack 1,210 mg of omega-3s
per 2-ounce serving and carry few contaminants) and more sustainable than just
about any other salmon fishery.
Albacore (Light) Tuna. Many tuna
are high in mercury but Albacore (light) tuna-the kind of tuna that's commonly
canned-gets an ok rating. This is perfect for weekday sandwiches, salads, or
wraps when made with little to no mayonnaise or with non-fat plain Greek yogurt
as the dressing.
Sardines, Pacific (wild-caught). The tiny, inexpensive sardine is making it onto many lists of
superfoods and for good reason. It packs more omega-3s (1,950 mg!) per 3-ounce
serving than salmon, tuna or just about any other food; it's also one of the
very, very few foods that's naturally high in vitamin D.
Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-09-16 18:04:16 GMT
Lincoln County Sheriff Steve Rushing says his office is working a death pending case, involving two bodies found Monday afternoon.Family members went by to check on a mother and son and found both of themMore >>
Family members went by to check on Frances Copsy and her son, Ronald Whittington, and found both of them dead.
Tuesday, September 16 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-09-16 16:24:15 GMT
We're trying to get more information now on a body found in Jackson this morning. We have few details available, but JPD confirms a man was found dead around 5 am at I-55 North, near Beasley Road andMore >>
We have few details available, but JPD confirms a man was found dead around 5 am at I-55 North and Beasley Road.
Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:39 AM EDT2014-09-16 14:39:00 GMT
MDOT is reporting a large accident at I-55 N before MS 463 in Madison. Skycopter traffic reports that the incident could be 2 separate accidents involving up to 9 cars. All lanes are blocked and theMore >>
All lanes are back open and traffic is flowing smoothly.
Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:18 AM EDT2014-09-16 06:18:35 GMT
We're in the beginning of Fall Harvest season and some Holmes County farmers are already experiencing set backs. A number of thefts targeting farmers have been reported in Holmes County. Sheriff WillieMore >>
Sheriff Willie March says his department has received four reports of stolen farm equipment. Some of the stolen tractors are valued at up to $55,000 dollars.More >>
Tuesday, September 16 2014 12:23 PM EDT2014-09-16 16:23:56 GMT
Fire fighters are on the scene of a massive house fire burning in West Jackson. It started before 4:00am on Patann Street near Boling Street. That's near Medgar Evers Blvd. Flames have completely engulfedMore >>
Flames completely engulfed the home. It's not clear what sparked the flames, but the house was vacant at the time of the fire so there were no injuries.
Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-09-16 14:11:21 GMT
An 18-year-old University of Virginia student has been missing since Saturday and police are concerned about her safety. Hannah Elizabeth Graham sent her friends a text message around 1:20 a.m. on Saturday,More >>
An 18-year-old University of Virginia student has been missing since Saturday and police are concerned about her safety.More >>
Tuesday, September 16 2014 1:42 AM EDT2014-09-16 05:42:19 GMT
Relief is on the way for motorists in Brandon who travel through the Highway 80 and Interstate 20 intersection. Planned construction will improve a high accident area at the on ramp there. "It's justMore >>
Relief is on the way for motorists in Brandon who travel through the Highway 80 and Interstate 20 intersection. Planned construction will improve a high accident area at the on ramp there.More >>
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