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Health Benefits of Seafood and a Quick Recipe for the Forthcoming Event

The connoisseurs of good food swear by sea foods. The main reasons contributing to the consumption of sea foods are their scrumptious taste and lots of health benefits. Yes, besides being delicious to your taste buds, sea foods can also have positive impacts on your body and mind.

Health benefits of sea foods

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Researches over the years shows that sea foods contains heaps of nutrients and minerals. These nutrients and minerals are quite helpful in brain development and reproduction. Sea foods also play an important role in improving certain health related conditions in the human body.

It is a known fact that seafood-eating population in the Arctic reasons are less prone to the heart related diseases. Doctors and researchers have found a strong link between the sea foods and healthy hearts. A recently carried out study suggests that including a seafood diet once in a week can cut short the chances of heart attacks to half.

Sea foods contain less saturated fat and abundance of Omega-3 fatty acids that help to lower the level of cholesterol and triglycerides in blood. Cholesterol and triglycerides, in excess, increase the chances of heart related diseases.

Perhaps these are the reasons why sea foods are consumed around the world. They are the prime source of animal protein in the body.

Sea foods are highly perishable, handle with care

However, as sea foods are perishable, an improper harvesting, handling, storage or preparation can have food safety risks. People should avoid eating raw or partially cooked sea foods, as they are likely to cause illness. One should also try to avoid catch and eat sea foods on own, as the ones found from lakes, rivers or bays are more likely to get contaminated by environmental pollutants.

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Crabs are one of the most consumes sea foods in the world. They are scrumptious to taste and healthy as well. Most people prefer to include a crab recipe on the special occasions and weekends. Besides, these also make one of the most quick seafood dinner ideas and great culinary dishes.

A spicy Sushi Mayo recipe tastes great with crab cakes, you can include this recipe in the forthcoming party that you are organising to celebrate rendezvous of old-time friends.

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Here is a list of ingredients and preparation method


• Mayo, 3 Tablespoons

• Sriracha chili sauce, 1 Tablespoons

• Lemon/lime juice, 1 teaspoon

• Soy sauce (optional), 1/4 teaspoon

Preparation method

• Take a bowl and mix all the ingredients until smooth

• Serve with jumbo Maine crab cakes

This recipe is prepared by following minimalistic preparation method and has the quality to leave your friends bemused with your culinary skills.