add this: salmon

02.29.12

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What:

  • Wild or Farm-Raised Salmon: wild is better because the fish eat a natural diet, instead of grains that farm-raised fish are fed. This makes the ratio of omega-3′s to omega-6′s better in wild fish. (Ideally, the ratio of omega fatty acids in our diets would be 3:1 (omega-6 to omega-3) but is typically closer to 30:1 in Western diets)
  • Alaska Salmon is considered the best
  • There are many varieties – try them out to find the one you enjoy the most

 

Why:

  • Great source of protein
  • Full of omega-3 fatty acids (this is a good fat that helps decrease inflammation)
  • Good source  of Vitamin D
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids in fish can help protect against heart disease and to protect against autoimmune diseases
  • It is delicious!

 

How:

 

Are you a fan of salmon? How do you add it into your diet? 

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