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DID YOU KNOW?

Humans cannot produce omega-3 fatty acids – we need to get them through food. The general population is encouraged to eat 8oz of seafood a week as a source of these nutrients.

Source: University of Maryland Medical Center; U.S. Department of Health

A DELICIOUS WAY TO BETTER HEALTH

Studies show that eating salmon 1-2 times per week can improve cardiovascular health, brain function, and mood.

Source: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and American Heart Association

FOR YOUR HEART

Wild-caught salmon is packed with omega-3 fatty acids, which decrease the amount of fat in the blood and lower blood pressure slightly.

Source: American Heart Association

FOR BRAIN AND BODY

The omega-3s found in wild-caught salmon play an important role in healthy brain function and the central nervous system.

Source: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

PREVENTATIVE HEALTH

Studies suggest that the omega-3 fatty acids found in salmon may also help to protect against cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, and certain skin conditions.

Source: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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