GOOD NEWS FOR FISH- EATERS

 
29-Dec-2006 by

FishFor fish-eaters there is good pieces of news-- 1. A team of researchers led by Dr. D. Mozaffarian presented findings at the Annual Conference on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention that indicated that in older women eating fish is good for your heart. Since 1988 this team has been following close to 4,000 women 65 years of age and older and have found that one meal of fish a week is enough to reduce the risk of fatal heart attack by 44% compared to women who don´t eat fish. 2.Cold water fishes are the best source of omega-3 fatty acids.Mackeral(2.5g/100g),Herring(1.6g/100g) ,Sardines(2.5g/100g),Salmon(1.8g/100g)contain the most with lesser amounts in Cod(0.3g/100g) and Shrimp(0.5g/100g).Arthrities suffers may have reduced medication needs if they take omega-3 fatty acid. Reference: -Iso, H., Rexrode, K.M., Stampfer, M,J., Manson, J.E., Colditz, G.A., Speizer, F.E., Hennekens, C.H., Willet, W.C.Intake of fish and omega-3 fatty acids and risk of stroke in women. J. Amer. Med. Assoc. 2001, 285: 304-3121 -The Shetland Smoke House -The National Fishries Institute -Natures Healthcare -journal of the American Medical Association source:www.medicinalfoodnews.com

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