DID YOU KNOW ?
The American Heart Association* recommends that everyone should eat 1 serving of fatty fish (3.05 oz/serving), twice a week for heart health.
Over the years, there are many studies conducted on the beneficial effect of fish oil (Omega-3) on the heart. Many of these studies have indicated that it may help in:
Lowering triglyceride levels1
Lowering the risk of heart diseases2,3
Delaying the build up development of atherosclerotic plaques, called hardening of in the arteries1
Eat 1 serving of fatty fish (3.05 oz/serving), twice a week for heart health.
1. Saynor et.al (1984), Atheroscierosis 50, P. 3 – 10
2. Dolecek TA, Grandits G., Dietary Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Mortality in The Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial. World Rev. Nutr. Diet 1991; 66, 205-16.
3. Shekelle, R. B., Fish Consumption and The 30 Years Risk of Fatal Myocardial Infarction. N. Eng. J. Med. 1997; 336: 1046 - 1053
* American Heart Association: Fish 101. Website accessed on the 07th of May 2015:http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/NutritionCenter/Fish-101_UCM_305986_Article.jsp.