seafood

What Are Microplastics, and Why Are They in My Sushi?

Bad news, Mother Nature: Researchers at the University of Exeter and Plymouth Marine Laboratory recently examined 50 animals from 10 different species of dolphins, whales…

Ranking Every Type of Sushi by How Healthy It Is

I frequently convince myself, while stubbornly exploring the limitations of my wasabi tolerance, that sushi is indeed a healthy meal. At the very least, compared…

Ranking Fish by How Healthy They Are

Fish is, in general, healthier than meat, since it contains more omega-3 fatty acids, which prevent heart disease, and less artery-clogging saturated fat. But among…

Why Are We Still Boiling Lobsters Alive?

The Swiss government recently banned the common culinary practice of plunging live lobsters into boiling water. According to Swiss public broadcaster RTS, the new measure…