Fish with Omega 3
There's Lots to Choose From!
We keep hearing about the benefits of a mediterranean or asian diet. People who eat fish friendly diets are generally much more healthier than those who don't! That's because fish are an excellent source of Omega 3 fatty acids. Not all fish however have meaningful amounts of Omega 3. Fish with Omega 3 fatty acids typically tend to be fish that live in cold waters and store some fat or oil in their in body tissue. Herbivorous shellfish are also good sources of Omega 3. Below is a list of the seafood that are rich in Omega 3.
- Salmon - Wild is better than farmed.
- Albacore Tuna
Eat More Fish
Omega 3 Fatty Acids page for some great vegetable based sources of Omega 3 and more information on how it affects the brain. To keep a healthy brain stocked with nutrients add some fish to your diet. Not to mention omega 3's general benefits for the body! So next time you're out, ask the waiter about the fish. I highly recommend salmon! It's omega 3 content is through the roof and it's amazingly delicious!
Super Easy Baked Salmon Recipe
- Salmon filets or steaks any size
- Lemon Juice
- Salt and Pepper
It's dead simple. Place the salmon in a baking pan with pam or wax paper. Add the lemon juice and butter. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Then just bake away at 375 degrees fahrenheit for about 15-20 minutes depending on the cut of you salmon. It's done when the meat flakes easily. Bon apetit!
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