01 Jun 2016

Fishy News About Brain Health

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At Rockaway Care Center we strive to serve residents and healthy and tasty menu.

Recent studies have shown that older adults at risk for dementia may benefit from eating fish. A group of 544 senior citizens in Chicago were studied from 2004-2013. Those who said that they ate fish one or more times a week had less Alzheimer’s related symptoms.

There are currently no known cures for Alzheimer’s. Martha Clare Morris of Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, the lead author of the new study said that, “eating seafood, may be one way to reduce your risk [of Alzheimer’s disease].”

Below is a simple and delicious recipe pan seared black pepper tuna steaks, enjoy and your brain will thank you!

2 tuna steaks (6 oz steaks)
2 tbs. olive oil
1½ tsp. salt
1 tsp. ground coriander
½ tsp. paprika
¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
2 tsp. ground black pepper
1 lemon (optional)

Combine spices in a small bowl and spread the mixture onto a plate. Dredge the tuna steaks in the mixture, making sure coat both sides of each piece. Heat oil in a frying pan until a small drop of water begins to sizzle. Once oil in hot, place steaks into the frying pan and sear each side for approximately 2 minutes. Remove from pan and garnish with fresh squeezed lemon juice.

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