Food

Eating fatty fish helps migraines

Oct 20th, 2021 | By

A diet higher in fatty fish helped frequent migraine sufferers reduce their monthly number of headaches and intensity of pain compared to participants on a diet higher in vegetable-based fats and oils, according to a new study by esearchers from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and other organizations. Over a 16-week period, study participants
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Grant nourishes the fruits of Food is Free Tacoma’s labor

Sep 27th, 2021 | By
Grant nourishes the fruits of Food is Free Tacoma’s labor

A community program in Tacoma promoting locally grown and distributed produce has the financial backing of AARP in its effort to put fresh food on the tables of city residents. Food is Free Tacoma will use its $21,000 AARP Community Challenge grant to build 40 “Food Independence Gardens” as part of a campaign to have
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Nutrition study digs Washington’s oysters

Sep 1st, 2021 | By
Nutrition study digs Washington’s oysters

A new study has uncovered which states have the most nutritional signature dishes—food that is regionally or culturally relevant to the particular state. And Washington has come out on top with oysters. The seafood dish scored highly for its micronutrients, especially its high levels of iron and vitamin C. Full results of the study by
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The more calcium, the better your health

Jul 26th, 2021 | By
The more calcium, the better your health

Calcium is very important for your health. In fact, you have more calcium in your body than any other mineral. It makes up much of your bones and teeth and plays a role in heart health, muscle function and nerve signaling. Many non-dairy sources are also high in this mineral. These include seafood, leafy greens,
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