Salmon - A Great Catch!

August 25, 2011

Salmon is a popular addition to anyone's menu; it's rich flavor and versatility comes packed with omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids are necessary to our survival but are not manufactured by our bodies and must be obtained from food sources. Omega-3-rich salmon fills the bill and more!

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Protein

June 16, 2011

So when looking for protein-rich foods, watch what comes along with the protein. Vegetable sources such as beans, nuts, and whole grains are excellent choices and include healthy fiber, vitamins and minerals! The healthiest animal protein sources are fish and poultry. If you're an eater of red meat, choose the leanest cuts and moderate portion sizes.

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Meat and Cholesterol

April 26, 2011

Diet is the best place to begin controlling cholesterol levels, and much research has indicated that replacing meat with fish or plant protein offers positive results. Yet many people enjoy and want to include meat in there diets. It s important to remember that fatty meat has about the same amount of cholesterol as lean cuts, because the concentration of cholesterol in fat and lean tissue is the same, 20 to 30 milligrams per ounce.

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