Wild Salmon Salad with Chickpeas and Tomatoes
This week’s recipe for wild salmon salad with chickpeas and tomatoes utilizes several brain-boosting ingredients. Wild sockeye salmon being rich in Omega’3 helps improve mood and cognition, and remove beta-amyloid plaque, a characteristic of Alzheimer’s Disease. As a natural pain reducer, Omega-3s in salmon are also a great anti-inflammatory. Combined with chickpeas, this recipe is both low-cal and high in protein. The chickpeas also contribute a good amount of dietary fiber and iron. They also provide antioxidants, which help lower your risk of stroke, as well as folate, which boosts brain power. The last main ingredient in this recipe is tomato. Tomatoes contains the antioxidant lycopene, which is linked to stroke protection. Mixing these three superfoods together, this recipe becomes an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, brain-boosting powerhouse!
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