This wonderful, easy main dish makes a delicious meal when served with a green salad, rice or rice noodles and steamed vegetables. Reserve some of the marinade before adding the fish to use as a sauce for the rice or rice noodles. Salmon contains substantial amounts of omega-3s, essential fatty acids which reduce inflammation and help protect against heart disease. Try to eat fish two to three times a week, especially fish that contain generous amounts of omega-3 fatty acids. Other good choices include sardines, herring and mackerel.
Food as Medicine
Salmon, like most cold-water fish, contains an abundance of omega-3 essential fatty acids that may lower the risk of heart disease. Omega-3s have been shown to lower triglyceride (blood fat) levels, minimize inflammation and clotting, and increase HDL ("good") cholesterol. Daily consumption of omega-3-rich salmon can significantly reduce the risk of coronary disease, most likely because the constant supply of omega-3s reduces the presence of leukotrienes – compounds that can damage blood vessel linings and result in atherosclerosis.
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