The Best Food to FIGHT Heart Disease (WOW!)
It can help fend off atherosclerosis
We’re already three weeks into the new year… long enough for many of those New Year’s resolutions to be firmly in the rearview mirror (especially if you wanted to “eat better” or “lose weight”).
I get it.
Making changes to your diet and lifestyle ain’t easy.
But here’s something that IS easy.
It’s ONE healthy food you can add into your diet just TWO times a week to get benefits like improving your brain function, fighting pain, and boosting your heart health.
I’m talking about one of my all-time favorite foods, salmon.
Besides being delicious and versatile, eating salmon has been shown to enhance eyesight, promote skin health, aid in weight loss, and kill cancer cells. It’s also an excellent source of B vitamins, which are vital for your brain and nervous system, hormones, and metabolism.
But in case you need yet another reason to add this tasty food to your diet, here’s another biggie to add to the list:
Omega 3’s can help fight off atherosclerosis.
This is a fancy word for hardening of the arteries. It occurs when plaque builds up inside of your arteries, making them stiff and inflexible, reducing blood flow and increasing blood pressure.
That’s why, ultimately, this condition increases your risk of heart attacks and strokes.
But according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigations, omega-3s (which are found in fatty fish like salmon) could help prevent atherosclerosis by reducing inflammation.
You see, omega-3s activate a receptor that can help stop the inflammation process. And inflammation is a key factor that drives atherosclerosis.
Of course, by helping combat inflammation, omega-3s do much more than help fight off heart disease.
Previous studies have shown that by fighting inflammation, omega-3s have benefits ranging from reducing joint pain to fighting cognitive decline.
You can add in more omega-3s to your diet by eating more fatty fish like salmon twice a week.
But they’re also found in foods like avocado, flaxseed, and olive oil.
Written By Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D.
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