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SNP Dietitian on Good Morning Washington for National Seafood Month!
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SNP Dietitian on Good Morning Washington for National Seafood Month!

Happy National Seafood Month! To celebrate, we are bringing the focus back to family. Magic happens during family mealtime when children and parents gather around the table and engage each other in conversation.SNP Communications Manager and Dietitian, Valerie Agyeman, RDN stopped by ABC7's Good Morning Washington Show to talk about the health benefits of eating seafood and shared 4 family-friendly delicious seafood dishes!

Why SNP’s Efforts Have Focused on Stroke Belt Cities
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Why SNP’s Efforts Have Focused on Stroke Belt Cities

Research found the mean Omega-3 Index levels in the "Stroke/Heart Attack Belt” were 4.4% - relatively low compared with the desired 8%–12% "cardioprotective target," the range shown to be beneficial to help prevent cardiovascular disease. Low Omega-3 Index levels in this region correlates with a higher risk for disease