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Healthy Heart Nutrition: Winning Waldorf Salmon Salad

…fantastic salmon-salad recipe has all the omega-3s you want for heart health, plus the low-calorie and low-fat requirements needed to keep your waistline trim. And you can't beat the taste of this heart healthy recipe! Winning Waldorf Salmon-Salad Recipe (Makes 4 servings) 2 (6 oz.) wild salmon fillets…

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Fish: A Natural Source of Omega-3s

…are flaxseed, hemp, pumpkin seed oils, dark leafy green vegetables, walnuts, and fish. The source I prefer above all others is fish, especially wild salmon. Fish convert the omega-3 building block, linolenic acid, into two highly beneficial end products for our bodies: EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and…

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Enjoy DHA Omega-3 Benefits

…. The reason they’re called “essential” fatty acids is that your body doesn’t manufacture them—you need to get them in foods (such as wild salmon), or through an omega-3 supplement. But it’s not enough just to get omega-3s—it’s vitally important to get enough DHA omega-3 benefits. Let…

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5 Foods to Eat (or Avoid) for Healthy Aging

…by putting the rats in a maze. 4. Eat More Wild Alaskan Salmon: Chances are you know that salmon is rich in heart-healthy omega-3s. But what many people don’t realize is that it also contains a powerful carotenoid called astaxanthin, which gives salmon its distinctive color. Astaxanthin packs a serious…

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The 14 Most Dangerous Toxins to the Heart

…Spanish mackerel, scrod, and wild salmon. When eating tuna, opt for light chunk tuna, not albacore, and make sure it’s packed in water. Avoid fresh water fish altogether. Also, limit your consumption of farm-raised fish—it tends to have higher mercury levels than wild-caught fish. 14. Radon. This…

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Mercury Levels in Fish: Is It a Worry, or Not?

…those species of fish with the highest content of mercury such as shark, swordfish, king mackerel, and tilefish. If you like fish, as I do, opt for wild salmon, sardines, tuna, cod, and other low mercury fish as part of your heart-healthy diet. Now, it’s your turn: What's your favorite way to eat fish…

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8 Health-Boosting Secrets From My Life

…and rich in fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, and lentils. I also eat fish 1–2 times per week (either: scrod, haddock, Atlantic halibut, or wild Alaskan salmon). Plus, I eat range-fed organic meats and poultry no more than once a week. 2. Avoid sugar and artificial sweeteners, since sugar will age you…

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Protect Your Vision with Fish

…chemicals. * Select “fresh caught” or “line caught” fish whenever possible. * Stay with low mercury fish such as Atlantic halibut, Wild Pacific salmon, cod, scrod, canned anchovies, sardines, light tuna packed in water (less is more with tuna). * Skip mercury-laden swordfish, shark, and tilefish…

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Spinach: A Sinatra Super Food and Apparent Crowd-Pleaser!

…enthusiastically seconded my recommendation to substitute spinach for lettuce when making a salad. Kim P. takes the spinach salad up a notch by adding salmon (another one of my super foods) and a sash of balsamic vinegar. My wife loves garnishing a sandwich or pita pocket with fresh organic spinach. Try…

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10 Unhealthy Foods to Avoid

…fish deep frying completely negates the healing power of fish. Meanwhile, studies have shown that eating baked or broiled fish, especially wild caught salmon, gives you vital health-boosting omega-3s. * Flame-broiled fast food chicken. Many fast food establishments tout their broiled chicken as being…

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Women's Vitamin Needs

…skin smooth and supple. Plus, if your skin is rough and dry, I recommend consuming more foods that contain omega-3 essential fatty acids, such as wild salmon, crushed flax, and olive oil. I’ll be sharing even more secrets about women's vitamin needs—so stay tuned. You May Also Be Interested In: * Women…

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For Heart-Healthy Omega-3 Benefits, Eat More Fat

…vegetables. But the source I prefer above all others in a heart-healthy diet is fish. The best natural fish oil sources are cold-water fish like wild salmon and mackerel. Another popular way to get omega-3 benefits is by taking omega-3 oil supplements, which can be found at health food and grocery stores…

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Mood-Boosting Foods

…* Ocean-going, cold-water fish such as salmon and mercury-free tuna * Organic DHA-fortified eggs * Ground flaxseed * Fruits and vegetables, including asparagus, lentils, chickpeas, beans, squash, and sweet potatoes * Whole grains, particularly brown rice, wild rice, barley, and spelt * Organic turkey…

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4 Secrets for Preventing Diabetes & Controlling It

…ribose which is sweet, but has a negative glycemic effect. Plus, add blood sugar stabilizing healthy proteins to your diet including organic eggs, wild salmon, buffalo, organic chicken, and lamb. 2. Make these 5 foods part of your low-carb diet: avocados, nuts (macadamia nuts, walnuts, and almonds), chick…

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6 Little-Known Facts About DHA Omega-3s Benefits

…heart and overall health you need two to three times that amount. Omega-3s can be found in some foods, such as DHA fortified eggs, flaxseed, and wild salmon. But it’s tough to get enough omega-3s from food sources alone, so it’s important to supplement. 2. There are two types of omega-3s, eicosapentaenoic…

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5 Heart Healthy Grilling Tips

…away. 3. Kabobs are fun and flavor-packed. Mix beef, buffalo, or lamb speared with chunks of onions, tomatoes, and zucchini. 4. Try putting wild Alaskan salmon, Atlantic halibut, or haddock on the grill. Larger fish, such as tuna, sword, and shark, can be laden with mercury. 5. Keeping the skin on during…

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9 Secrets for Achieving a Healthy Weight

…and more. 4. Increase your intake of healthy-fat foods, including coconut oil, olive oil, and the essential fatty acids found in foods like wild caught salmon and sardines. 5. Drink lots of clean, filtered water—strive for at least eight glasses a day. 6. Consume large amounts of green foods, including…

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