Salmon for a Healthy Heart
If you've been following our heart healthy food posts so far, you've had a taste of everything from delicious Sweet Potato and Spinach to decadent Banana treats, as well as healthy alternative snacks! This week we are swimming up stream to bring you the best of the best salmon recipes that can help reduce high blood pressure and your risk for hypertension!Salmon is very rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which deliver a wide range of heart health benefits. In addition to reducing blood pressure, the omega-3 fats in salmon helps to lower triglycerides. High triglycerides are associated with high bad cholesterol and low good cholesterol. Eat salmon, reduce your blood pressure and enjoy life. It's that simple!Amazing Honey Garlic Salmon Sweet and Spicy SalmonDelicious Salmon SkewersMouth watering Steamed SalmonAmazing Salmon BurgerTasty Salmon Noodle Stir FryBonus Salmon Cooking Tip:When grilling, to keep salmon from sticking to the grill and falling apart, follow this simple tip: Heat the grill to let the grates heat up. Wipe the grill with an oil-soaked paper towel. Voila, no stick.Sources:
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1. Gazit T, Gutman M, Beatty AL. Assessment of Hypertension Control Among Adults Participating in a Mobile Technology Blood Pressure Self-management Program. JAMA Netw Open. 2021;4(10):e2127008, https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.27008. Accessed October 19, 2022. (Some study authors are employed by Hello Heart. Because of the observational nature of the study, causal conclusions cannot be made. See additional important study limitations in the publication. This study showed that 108 participants with baseline blood pressure over 140/90 who had been enrolled in the program for 3 years and had application activity during weeks 148-163 were able to reduce their blood pressure by 21 mmHg using the Hello Heart program.) (2) Livongo Health, Inc. Form S-1 Registration Statement. https:/www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1639225/000119312519185159/d731249ds1.htm. Published June 28, 2019. Accessed October 19, 2022. (In a pilot study that lasted six weeks, individuals starting with a blood pressure of greater than 140/90 mmHg, on average, had a 10 mmHG reduction.) NOTE: This comparison is not based on a head-to-head study, and the difference in results may be due in part to different study protocols.
2. Validation Institute. 2021 Validation Report (Valid Through October 2022). https://validationinstitute.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Hello_Heart-Savings-2021- Final.pdf. Published October 2021. Accessed October 19, 2022. (This analysis was commissioned by Hello Heart, which provided a summary report of self-fundedemployer client medical claims data for 203 Hello Heart users and 200 non-users from 2017-2020. Findings have not been subjected to peer review.)