Salmon for a Healthy Heart
If you’ve been following our heart healthy food posts so far, you’ve had a taste of everything from delicious Sweet Potato and Spinach to decadent Banana treats, as well as healthy alternative snacks! This week we are swimming up stream to bring you the best of the best salmon recipes that can help reduce high blood pressure and your risk for hypertension!
Salmon is very rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which deliver a wide range of heart health benefits. In addition to reducing blood pressure, the omega-3 fats in salmon helps to lower triglycerides. High triglycerides are associated with high bad cholesterol and low good cholesterol. Eat salmon, reduce your blood pressure and enjoy life. It’s that simple!
Bonus Salmon Cooking Tip:
When grilling, to keep salmon from sticking to the grill and falling apart, follow this simple tip: Heat the grill to let the grates heat up. Wipe the grill with an oil-soaked paper towel. Voila, no stick.