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10 Heart-Healthy Resolutions for 2010 that include Omega 3’s

At SalmonFacts.org we know a thing or two about farmed salmon

Most of us resolve to get healthy in the New Year. Over the past three decades, I have helped thousands of heart patients make healthy resolutions to halt their disease and avoid costly and risky heart surgery. If you stick to these 10 heart-healthy resolutions, you'll not only prevent heart disease, but avoid a host of other diseases as well--including many forms of cancer, diabetes, obesity, Alzheimer's, and arthritis. These are research-based, time-tested, tried-and-true steps to promote overall wellness and longevity. They will make you look and feel great, live longer, and have confidence that you are taking charge of your health. Omega 3's found in cold water fish such as salmon come in as number 7. Click to read the entire article.


Chronic Pain? Omega-3 Can Help, Studies Show

Statistically speaking, your chances of developing chronic pain from arthritis as you age are about one in four. Live past 65 and the likelihood climbs to 50 percent.

Just shy of one quarter of all Americans have been diagnosed by their doctors as having arthritis, according to the National Health Interview Survey published by the National Center for Health Statistics. The survey also indicates that about half of people older than 65 have the ailment. That's 46 million Americans looking for a way to relieve or prevent joint pain. Studies show that Omega-3 fatty acids reduce the need for anti-inflammatory drugs, according to an analysis by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. University of Maryland Medical Center researchers also analyzed 17 clinical trials and concluded that "Omega-3 fatty acids are effective treatment, along with conventional therapies … for joint pain associated with rheumatoid arthritis." To read the entire article click here.


11 Omega 3 Benefits for Women

Are there omega 3 benefits exclusive to women? You can bet your life on it! And these omega 3 oil benefits can make your life dramatically better. You'll feel happier and be so much healthier. The Omega-3 fatty acids found in farmed salmon can help women live a healthier life by reducing their risk of breast cancer as well as reducing their risk for heart disease. Click to read about the other benefits exclusive to women.


Recipe of the Month

Farmed Salmon Skewers

At SalmonFacts.org we know a thing or two about farmed salmon

Ingredients:

  • 9 - 10 oz farmed salmon fillet, skinless
  • 2 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped ginger
  • 2 tablespoon of chopped garlic
  • 1 ½ teaspoons of hoi sin sauce
  • Pinch of pepper
  • Wooden skewers (soaked in water for 20 minutes prior to use to avoid burning)

Directions:

  • Cut the farmed salmon into lengthways strips, about one-inch wide.
  • On each wooden stick, skew a piece of farmed salmon to form an s-shape.
  • Mix together the olive oil, dill, ginger, garlic, oil, hoi sin sauce, and pinch of pepper to form a paste.
  • Coat the farmed salmon in the paste.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 60 minutes.
  • Preheat your grill to medium-high.
  • Lightly oil grill rack.
  • Grill the farmed salmon for about five minutes, until the flesh is just opaque at most thick part, and the outsides are charred slightly.
  • Serve on top of brown rice and enjoy!