The Five Healthiest Foods Pt
The Five Healthiest Foods. There are many foods that are
healthy but some foods are so nutritious that they get moved to
the head of the line.
These foods include salmon, soy, greens, berries and whole
grains. Here we look at salmon, soy, and vegetable greens.
Salmon is an excellent source of protein and it is rich in
omega 3 fatty acids, which are beneficial in lowering the
levels of LDL or bad cholesterol in the blood and increasing
the level of HDL cholesterol or good cholesterol in the
Salmon is a very versatile food that can easily be
substituted for other types of meats such as beef or pork in
many different recipes. The American Heart Association
recommends that everyone eat at least two servings of fish on a
weekly basis and it strongly recommends the consumption of
fatty fish or which salmon is one. It is best to choose wild
salmon to eat.
Be aware that most canned salmon as well as frozen salmon is
wild. Soy products come from soybeans and an example of a soy
product is tofu. Soybeans boast high quantities of protein and
protein is composed of all of the essential amino acids that
the body requires.
Soybeans are the only known vegetable sources that can make
this claim. But that is not all, soybeans are also very rich in
the omega 3 fatty acids, the B vitamins, fiber, calcium,
magnesium, phosphorus, iron and zinc. A regular diet that
includes soy is one that will lead to an overall low level of
total cholesterol, as well as LDL cholesterol and