The major cause of heart diseases (heart attack: myocardial infarction, angina) is mushy blood. So prevent the blood from becoming mushy prevents heart diseases. When you have a blood test, if LDL cholesterol is higher than the guide line, there is a high possibility that your blood is mushy. The major causes of high LDL cholesterol are smoking, lack of exercise, stress and irregularity of dietary life. Especially dietary life is very important.
The food preventing heart diseases is canned mackerel in brine. EPA contained canned mackerel in brine makes the blood flow smooth. EPA is a required nutrition for our body, but our body can’t make it so we have to take EPA from foods. EPA required for a day is 1 gram and a canned mackerel in brine contains more than that.
It is good to cook a canned mackerel in brine with the following ingredients.
Daikon: pungent component of daikon called isothiocyanate improves the blood flow.
Onion: isoariin contained in onion improves the blood flow.
The following is a canned mackerel you can buy in Trader Joe's. it is not in brine but in sunflower oil.
Wild-caught off the coast of Tunisia, the Mackerel are skinned and boned by hand, then lightly salted and packed, two-to-three per tin (depending on the size of the fish), in sunflower oil. Mackerel are milder and larger than sardines, and rich in Omega-3 fatty acids (1100 mg DHA and 380 mg EPA Omega 3 fatty acids per serving). They're excellent in salads, on a mezze plate, and stupendous as a snack on crackers. Wild caught with NO synthetic colors, artificial flavors, artificial preservatives, MSG, added trans fats or genetically modified ingredients.
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