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    Easy Teriyaki Salmon Omega Bowl

    This easy teriyaki salmon omega bowl will satisfy anyone in your household, especially if you are short on time.  It’s as easy as roasting whatever vegetables you have on hand while preparing a quick and easy sauce.  The best part is that this teriyaki salmon bowl contains omega-3 fatty acids! What are omega-3 fatty acids? First, let’s mention the different types of fatty acids that can make up a triglyceride.  They can differ in chain length, level of hydrogen saturation, and shape.  Consequently, these variables influence how it is used in the body.  For example, chain length can determine how the fatty acid will be metabolized. Additionally, the saturation level…

  • Roasted Chicken and Vegetable Summer Salad, a phytochemical powerhouse

    Phytochemical Summer Salad with Roasted Chicken

    My favorite thing about the summer is the salads! I begin craving them as soon as the weather gets warm and eat them all summer.  For example, this summer salad with roasted chicken is one of my favorites.  You can’t go wrong with throwing every color vegetable onto a bed of spring mix.  Not only is it easy to do, but it’s so good for you! So, why does color matter? Phytochemicals!  There are hundreds present in any particular food.  Phytochemicals are what give the plant it’s color, aroma, and flavor.  They also protect the plant from infection and predators.  There are so many, and scientists haven’t even identified them…