Smoked, baked or sashimi, salmon is one of the richest available sources of omega-3, which have been found by the Ohio State University to preserve telomeres – the caps that end of each strand of DNA that protects our chromosomes – which ultimately help slow the aging process.
Not only does salmon make a delicious and versatile centrepiece, it’s high in B vitamins, protein, and has been credited with many health benefits including cell functionality, brain health lowering blood pressure and reduced inflammation.
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Bread is NOT the enemy! While white loaves admittedly won’t help you on your way to optimum health, whole grain breads, pastas, oats and other goodies have been linked to a five per cent lower mortality risk, and a nine per cent lower risk of death from poor heart health.
In addition to this, whole grains serve as a great source of fibre, B vitamins and trace minerals including zinc, iron and magnesium. Here are some easy (and yummy) ways to add more oats to your diet.
Aside from warding off the common cold and making bread infinitely better, garlic has been found to possess incredible qualities when it comes to your health.
Studies have found that the phytochemicals in these delicious bulbs to stop the formation of carcinogenic chemicals in the body. Not only that, but the pantry staple has also been linked to a lower risk of heart disease and Alzheimer’s and can be consumed as a natural anti-ager.
Learn how to make linguine with garlic prawns here.