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Six ways fish helps with aging

Fish is a superfood when it comes to protecting your body as it ages. Here are six good reasons to make fish tonight for dinner: 1. Fish helps your...
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What is a pickerel?

Many of you have joined the fan club for pickerel since we began delivering it, so we thought we’d share a bit more about it! Pickerel (known to anglers...
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Fish don’t drink water?

We always find this funny, because ours don’t! In fresh water, a fish has a higher salt concentration than the surrounding water. So they absorb the water they need...
man and woman with live rainbow steelhead trout on fish farm
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Are rainbow trout and steelhead the same thing?

Yes, they are the same great-tasting fish! Their latin name is ‘Oncorhynchus mykiss’ and they are legally labelled as rainbow trout, deep sea trout, steelhead trout or.. steelhead salmon!...
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More wild fish are stocked from fish farms than you think

Here are the 1,789 lakes and rivers in Ontario that get stocked with fish every year. Where do those “wild” fish come from? Farms! The Ontario government operates nine...
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Fish have to learn how to swim?

Many don’t this, but a fish isn’t born knowing how to swim. They have to learn, just like a little bird has to learn how to fly. After a...
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Barramundi is an aphrodisiac?

Yes, in Indigenous folklore in Australia, they call them “passion fish”. According to local legend, two forbidden lovers Boodi and Yalima wanted to marry against the elder’s wishes. Determined...
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39% of seafood is thrown out in grocery stores and homes

And what’s the solution? Buy frozen! Food waste is a big problem in North America. Fresh fish is one of the biggest culprits because it’s so perishable. Grocery stores...
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Fish has 300% of your vitamin D requirement

That’s enough vitamin D to give you a sunny ‘fish’position, no matter the winter weather! A realistic serving of trout, salmon or char gives about 2300 IU, according to...
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What is a barramundi (Australian sea bass)?

Barramundi is your taste of the tropics, as they’re originally from Australia.  Their name comes from a local Indigenous word meaning “large-scaled river fish”. Though they’ve lost their Aussie...
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Up to 44% of fish is mislabeled in Canada

That means almost half of fish is labelled as a different species, usually a higher priced one. And this stat doesn’t include the fish that are incorrectly labelled as...
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