FACT ONE

Key findings in a Scientific Review study indicate an average 7.7 IQ point gain in children whose mothers ate seafood during pregnancy compared to mothers who did not eat seafood.

FACT TWO

People who regularly eat fish are 20 percent less likely than their peers to have depression. In fact, the American Psychiatric Association has endorsed the fatty acids in fish as an effective part of depression treatment.

FACT THREE

A Harvard study found that older adults who had the highest blood levels of the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish lived, on average, 2.2 years longer than those with lower levels.

FACT FOUR

Fish literally saves lives. Eating seafood two to three times per week reduces the risk of death from any health-related cause by 17 percent and low seafood intake contributes to 55,000 deaths each year.

FACT five

Say yes to fish twice a week for heart health states a scientific advisory from the American Heart Association.

FACT six

A Harvard study shows eating seafood 2 times a week reduces risk of dying from heart disease by 36%. Older adults with high blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids lived, on average, 2.2 years longer.

FACT seven

A study in The Atlantic found that eating fish is associated with larger gray matter volumes in brain areas responsible for memory and cognition in healthy elderly people.

If you have a stronger hippocampus, your risk of Alzheimer’s is going to go down.