While the omega 3 fats in salmon do everyone a lot of good, women net a few unique benefits. Pregnant? Studies find the oils
in fatty fish like salmon can help you beat the post-partum blues, particularly if you ratchet up intake during the third
trimester. Building blocks for the brain and nervous system, omega 3 fats are also critical for the developing fetus. In your
forties and beyond? Keep in mind that heart disease is still the number one killer of women. And once estrogen levels begin
to plummet, eating fatty fish can help keep the ticker healthy.
The right dose: Two servings (about 4 ounces) of salmon, or other fatty fish, per week.
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