Fish for a Heart Healthy Diet

An excellent source of protein on a heart-healthy diet, fish is low in saturated fat and many types contain the Omega-3 fatty acids that help lower cholesterol and triglycerides.

The American Heart Association recommends all people consume a serving of fish (three to four ounces) at least twice a week. The fish highest in Omega-3s are: 

  • Salmon
  • Mackerel
  • Tuna
  • Bluefish
  • Trout
  • Anchovies
  • Herring
  • Sardines
  • Halibut
  • Swordfish