Take the challenge to eat more seafood

Celebrate National Seafood Month with Edible Indy Eats, Education and More!

Photography By Shauna Nosler | Last Updated October 10, 2017
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Eat seafood 2–3 times per week to improve your heart HEALTH

Did you know October is national seafood month?

In the HOOSIER STATE

We have the 13th highest death rate from cardiovascular disease in the U.S.

Heart disease is the #1 killer

13,948 people died of heart disease in 2015

Other lesser known but important facts about youth and seafood:

Male teenagers who eat fish at least twice a week at age 15 show an 11 percent increase in intelligence scores at age 18.

The omega-3 fats in fish provide optimum development of a baby’s brain and nervous system.

The USDA’s Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend children 2 to 8 years old eat 3 to 6 ounces of fish per week, and those older eat 8 to 10 ounces per week.

Take the healthy heart pledge to eat seafood two - three times per week to improve your heart health. Visit SeafoodNutrition.org to take that pledge. #HealthyHeartPledge  #Seafood2xWkInd

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