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Delicious and healthy - Salmon
May 1, 2018
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  1. Healthy skin

Because of its exceptional levels of omega-3 fats, consuming salmon fish may help provide glowing and more supple skin. Also, the carotenoid antioxidants that give salmon its traditional pinky-red color can greatly reduce the effects of free radicals damage, which causes aging. Dermatologists recommend the consumption of salmon three times a week for more radiant skin.[1]

  1. Better eyesight

Eating salmon could help relieve dry eye syndrome and age-related macular degeneration symptoms. Omega-3s are also thought to improve the drainage of intraocular fluid from the eyes and decrease the risk of glaucoma and high eye pressure. The omega-3’s in salmon are also essential for eye development in kids.[2]

  1. Brain health

Omega-3-rich foods are shown to increase the efficiency of various brain functions, including improved memory. Additionally, the vitamin A, vitamin D and selenium in salmon help protect the nervous system from age-related damage and can even possibly act as an antidepressant. Studies suggest that long-term omega-3 supplementation can help prevent and treat Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s symptoms.[3][4]

[1] Dr Perricone, https://foreveryoung.perriconemd.com/dr-perricones-three-day-diet.html

[2] Dietary Omega 3 Fatty Acids Decrease Intraocular Pressure with Age by Increasing Aqueous Outflow, http://iovs.arvojournals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2125352

[3] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22002791

[4] https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/11/071126110453.htm

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