Lovers choose lobster as the top Valentine’s Day dish to share with that special someone. Crab legs and shrimp also get the nod as "romantic meals" on Feb. 14 — one of the busiest dining-out days for U.S. restaurants.
In a national survey by Harris Interactive, chefs called lobster an “exotic delicacy that results in an intimate moment because it is hand-held and shareable.” In fact, respondents called all shellfish "a catalyst for connection like no other food.
The links between seafood and love have a long history, including the belief that oysters enhance male desire and performance. Many "experts" have touted omega-3 fish oils as serious libido lifters because they help raise the amount of compounds that control "feel good" levels in the brain, and stimulate the release of sex hormones.
Seafoods from colder waters contain the most omega-3’s. Pacific oysters pack a special punch at 1,700 micrograms, the same as Alaska king salmon.
The Alaska seafood with the most omegas of all? Sablefish.
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