How Much Fish Oil Is in Your Blood?


The article discusses the ability of the two active ingredients of omega-3 fish oil, which are the eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), in defending against coronary artery...

From herring to eternity


Only products without added oil, milk, or cream qualified for a "Best Bite." We also set an upper limit of 300 milligrams of sodium and 100 mg of cholesterol in a two-ounce serving (that knocked out shrimp).

What's more, for fish that come both with and without bones, we eliminated the boneless versions. That's because where there's bones there's calcium--anywhere from ten percent (salmon) to 18 percent (sardines) of the Daily Value. Within each category, products are ranked from least fat to most. (Fat numbers are rounded to the nearest gram.)


Preventing heart disease


A chart is presented that lists the things that vegetarians should or should not do in order to prevent artery disease or to reverse it, including eating wild salmon or sardines or herrings, avoi...

Fish stops "brain freeze"


You need the omega-3 fats found in fish such as salmon, mackerel, and herring to keep your mind agile and your mood up as you age, new research reports. In a Dutch study of 1,600 middle-aged adults, just 1 extra ounce of fatty fish a month (3.3 versus 2.4 ounces) separated those with normal function from those in the lowest 10% on tests of memory, hand-eye coordination, and high-level problem solving.

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