Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Eating Salmon Comparable to Excercise?

I saw this on Good Morning America and thought it was Amazing! Some weeks earlier, these reporters went to a Standard family restaurant -- think it was maybe TGI Fridays or Applebees. They ate the most fattening items on the menu . Their blood was taken and in a test tube ( I think of the plasma or water in the blood) it was yellow and murky (just goes to show why we get so tired and lethargic after poor consumption choices). Viewers asked the reporters to do the same thing with healthy items on the menu. Both blood samples after this were extremely clear -- in fact, the female reporter ordered the salmon and I'm not sure how they were able to tell , but the people doing the testing said that her blood vessels had actually expanded, as if she had just exercised. I added the link below. Please have a look. This is such good info to keep in mind. Thise demonstrates the benefits of Omega-3

Omega 3 has long lasting Benefits
Benefits of Omega 3 Fatty Acids in Heart Disease and Cholesterol
Omega 3 fatty acids are poly-unsaturated fatty acids. Studies show that a diet rich in omega 3 fatty acids may help lower triglycerides and increase HDL cholesterol (the good cholesterol). Omega 3 fatty acids may also act as an anticoagulant to prevent blood from clotting. Several other studies also suggest that these fatty acids may help lower high blood pressure. Read more... article By: Gloria Tsang, RD