Input sought for study on Digital Healthy Lifestyle Behaviour Interventions for teenage girls – Australasian Leisure Management

Researchers at the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN) within the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences at Deakin University are seeking input into an explorative study aimed at understanding what teenage girls are seeking from digital platforms for healthy lifestyle behaviours.

The researchers advise “we would like to learn why (teen girls) use these platforms and what they enjoy about them, as well as what specific advice and guidance they are searching for.”

The researchers are looking for girls aged between 15-17 years old, living in Australia.

Participants are required to complete a brief 10 minute online survey, and if available, a short 30 minute interview via Zoom.

The study has received ethical approval from Deakin University’s Health Human Research Ethics Group (HEAG-H 32_2021).

Click here to find out more about the study through the IPAN website.

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Healthy Lifestyle May Mitigate Heart Risks for Young Cancer Survivors – MedPage Today

Adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer survivors are at increased risk for late- and long-term cardiovascular complications, and providers should urge regular screening and risk-modifying behaviors, researchers said.

That was the conclusion of two literature reviews conducted by Rebecca Hoover, RN, BSN, and Deborah Mayer, PhD, RN, both of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and presented at the Oncology Nursing Society virtual annual meeting.

“Improvements in cancer treatments have improved cancer survivor rates, yet cancer treatments are associated with late- and long-term effects,” said Hoover during her presentation on AYA cancer survivor treatment-related cardiovascular complications. “Cardiotoxic chemotherapy and chest radiation increases the risk of cardiovascular complications, cardiovascular risk factors, and cardiovascular disease in the population exposed to them.”

This group of patients is particularly at risk, considering that they receive these treatments earlier in life and are likely to receive multiple cardiotoxic treatments throughout their lives, she explained.

For the analysis, Hoover and Mayer conducted a literature review of AYA cancer survivor treatment-related complications, identifying five studies that met the inclusion criteria, all of which were retrospective cohort studies.

An association was evident between cancer treatment and latent cardiovascular effects in survivors, as follows:

  • One study indicated an increased standardized mortality ratio (SMR) of 1.55 for AYA cancer survivors, with an SMR of 4.44 for cardiovascular disease within the AYA cancer survivor Hodgkin’s lymphoma population
  • Another study found the risk of heart failure in AYA leukemia patients treated with anthracyclines at a dose of more than 300 mg/m2 to be 12 times higher than those treated with a lower dose
  • A third study showed AYA cancer patients were more than twice as likely to develop cardiovascular disease compared with patients without cancer, with the highest risk in the AYA population among leukemia and breast cancer survivors
  • A fourth study showed that AYA cancer survivors who develop cardiovascular disease have an eight times or higher risk of dying compared with AYA cancer survivors without cardiovascular disease

Additionally, the authors found a positive association between increased dosing of cardiotoxic chemotherapy and/or increased cardiovascular risk factors with the potential for increased cardiovascular-related morbidity and mortality.

“These findings highlight that AYA cancer survivors are at risk for late and long-term cardiovascular complications from their treatment,” Hoover concluded in her presentation. “Continued surveillance is needed for cardiovascular risk factors and cardiovascular disease in the AYA cancer survivor population.

Since this population is also at increased risk for short-term as well as long-term health effects related to cancer treatments, the researchers assessed how this group of survivors were doing in adhering to health behaviors that can help mitigate the effects, such as physical activity, smoking cessation, alcohol avoidance, and maintaining a healthy diet.

The second literature review included peer-reviewed studies on AYA cancer survivors’ participation in health behaviors, as well as data on wellness outcomes, facilitators, and barriers to participation.

In the nine studies that met the inclusion criteria, Hoover and Mayer found that participation in healthy behaviors was associated with positive wellness outcomes, such as decreased depression and mood scores, as well as improved mood, self-esteem, and quality of life. The review also showed, however, that AYA cancer survivors were less likely to engage in behaviors such as following a healthy diet, avoiding alcohol, or being physically active.

In her presentation of this study, Hoover suggested that these young cancer survivors should be educated about the negative impact that cancer can have on their post-treatment life and the need to engage in healthy behaviors. In addition, AYA cancer survivors should receive guidance on how to adopt these healthy behaviors and well as any support needed to maintain adherence to these behaviors.

Disclosures

Hoover, a Hillman Scholar of Nursing Innovation, reported support from the Hillman Foundation.

No disclosures were noted for Mayer.

Spring into wellness with tips for a healthy lifestyle from FourPoints Health – St George News

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CONTRIBUTED CONTENT — With flowers in bloom and hope in the spring air, the providers at FourPoints Health are continuing to offer resources to help Southern Utahns make positive lifestyle choices that will benefit their complete wellness.

Screenshot from St. George News video featuring FourPoints Health, St. George, Utah, date not specified, St. George News

FourPoints Health is a community health center established with the mission of providing high-quality, affordable health care for both adults and children regardless of insurance status. Preventive and primary medical care, dental care and behavioral health services are available to all patients on an income-based sliding fee scale. 

Patients can pay with cash for as low as $20 per visit. Additionally, FourPoints Health provides insurance specialists to help connect patients with coverage either through Medicaid or Healthcare.gov. 

Beyond addressing health issues as they arise, Spencer Schmutz, a certified physician assistant at the St. George clinic, said the staff of FourPoints Health also strives to provide preventive care that benefits their patients physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. 

“We really do a good job of being comprehensive,” he said. “We take into account the whole person.”  

Along these lines, Schmutz made several recommendations.

Spencer Schmutz, a certified physician assistant at the FourPoints Health clinic in St. George, Utah, photo date not specified | Photo courtesy of FourPoints Health, St. George News

Start moving

Anything you can do to get your body moving and get your heart rate up for at least 30 minutes a day will benefit your health. Schmutz said the most difficult part of any exercise routine is simply getting started. 

For many people, walking is the easiest and most accessible way to get moving. Explore beautiful trails in the area, or just open your front door and start walking around your neighborhood. To keep yourself accountable, Schmutz recommends setting a schedule and finding a walking buddy with whom you can exchange motivational reminders.  

Get outside

The health benefits of vitamin D from sunlight exposure are extensive, including boosting the immune system. Schmutz said sunlight also helps with stress management and improves overall mood.

Southern Utah offers a plethora of opportunities for outdoor fun, from hiking in the parks to playing pickleball. Learn a new sport, go for a bike ride or lounge poolside. Just remember to wear plenty of sunscreen! 

Check in for a checkup

Patients are encouraged to stop by FourPoints Health for a yearly checkup to assess overall health. During the appointment, which Schmutz said usually takes less than an hour, the provider will perform a physical exam and general wellness labs, including a complete blood count, thyroid stimulating hormone levels, comprehensive metabolic panel and a lipid panel. These tests measure electrolyte, thyroid hormone and cholesterol levels along with kidney and liver function. 

It’s also an opportunity to discuss any issues or concerns you may have with the provider and establish a relationship that will benefit you if you need specialty care referrals in the future. Schmutz said that everyone, even if they’re in good health, can benefit from having a primary care provider

Eat fresh and drink more

If your nutrition suffers, your physical and mental wellness will follow. Incorporate more fruits and vegetables in your diet – ideally, five servings a day – by making greens convenient and tasty. Schmutz suggests making a green smoothie with berries or bananas to add sweetness instead of unnatural sugars and trying fruits or vegetables you’ve never tasted before.  

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Schmutz said drinking plenty of water is also critical, especially as temperatures start to climb. Replace sugary drinks like soda and juice with water; your kidneys will thank you for it. 

If you’re setting wellness goals this spring, make an appointment to talk one-on-one with a FourPoints Health provider who can help you assess current lifestyle choices, identify goals and expectations and create a starting point to set you up for success.

Owned and operated by the Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah, FourPoints Health manages five clinics in the southern and central regions of the state. Many of the staff are tribal members working for and giving back to their tribe and community. 

At FourPoints Health, providers seek to treat more than just a patient’s physical body; their mind, emotions and spirit all play a role. These four points of the ancient medicine wheel define health and wellness in the Paiute way of life.

“What I personally love about FourPoints Health is that we serve all members of the community,” Schmutz said. “It’s really anyone and everyone.”

Written by ALEXA MORGAN for St. George News.

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Resources

  • FourPoints Health | Locations: 1449 N. 1400 West, Suite 19, St. George, or 440 N. Paiute Drive, Cedar City | Telephone: 435-688-7572 (St. George) or 435-867-1520 (Cedar City) | Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Website.

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Healthy lifestyle linked to lower risk of preterm birth – NCAL Research Spotlight – Kaiser Permanente Division of Research

Kaiser Permanente analysis finds managing weight, diet, and stress reduces risk of premature delivery

By Jan Greene

A combination of 3 healthy lifestyle factors is associated with a 70% lower risk of preterm birth, according to an analysis of data from a Kaiser Permanente study involving nearly 2,500 pregnant women in Northern California.

Yeyi Zhu, PhD, research scientist with the Division of Research.

In the study, women whose weight early in pregnancy was within recommended parameters, who ate a healthful diet, and who had stress at low to moderate levels were 70% less likely than women without any of those lifestyle factors to have an early birth. The findings were published April 26 in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

“These findings highlight the importance of an overall healthy lifestyle versus focusing on individual risk factors,“ said lead author Yeyi Zhu, PhD, a research scientist with the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research. “Multiple prenatal factors influence one another and are difficult to disentangle. We hope this combination approach produces useful information for women and their doctors.”

Preterm birth takes place before 37 weeks gestation and is the second-leading cause of neonatal mortality in the United States. Risk factors for preterm birth include genetic traits, medical conditions, and lifestyle factors. This study focused on lifestyle factors that were potentially modifiable.

The researchers examined data from 2,449 women enrolled between 2013 and 2017 in the Pregnancy Environment and Lifestyle Study, known as PETALS, which tracked health, environmental, and lifestyle factors through pregnancy. Women reported information about both their current status during pregnancy and previous, prepregnancy lifestyle. The researchers also had information from the women’s electronic health records about lifestyle factors in the year prior to conception.

Mara Greenberg, MD, maternal-fetal medicine specialist, The Permanente Medical Group.

Women whose weight, diet, and stress were in healthy ranges had lower risk of preterm birth than women who did not have those factors in healthy ranges. The difference in risk increased with the number of healthy lifestyle factors: 70% lower risk with healthy weight, diet, and stress levels; 51% lower with 2 of these factors; and 38% lower with 1 factor.

“Overall, this is a call for investing in women’s health over their lifespans, not just during pregnancy, which can be considered a societal responsibility as well as a capability of large integrated health care organizations such as ours,” said Mara Greenberg, MD, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist with The Permanente Medical Group and perinatal clinical and research director with the Kaiser Permanente Regional Perinatal Service Center. “Such an investment also stands to reduce well-described disparities in preterm birth.”

Focus on preconception, early pregnancy

The study focused on the period before pregnancy and on its first 12 weeks. Nearly 1 in 10 women in the sample had all 3 modifiable low-risk factors in healthy ranges.

Of the 2,449 women in the study, 160 (6.5%) delivered early (before 37 weeks), similar to the prevalence in California at the time. Women who delivered preterm were more likely to be older; self-identify as African American, Asian, or Pacific Islander; have obesity before pregnancy; or have a history of hypertension or depression.

Along with examining the roles of weight, diet, and stress, the researchers also considered factors such as smoking, drinking alcohol, and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and did not find significant associations with preterm birth. However, they also noted the women in this study reported lower smoking and alcohol use rates than is typical of pregnant women in the United States.

Other research on lifestyle factors and preterm birth risk has largely focused on each individual factor, and results have been mixed. The authors said this analysis is different because it grouped healthy lifestyle factors together and focused on both early pregnancy and preconception, when women can take action to increase the chances of a full-term delivery.

Assiamira Ferrara, MD, PhD, research scientist, Division of Research.

“Our findings suggest patients may benefit from a broad healthy lifestyle prevention approach that includes weight management, dietary quality, and psychological health during preconception and early pregnancy,” said senior author Assiamira Ferrara, MD, PhD, senior research scientist with the Division of Research.

While the results suggest women can influence their risk of preterm birth by addressing their weight, diet, and stress before and during early pregnancy, they should also be aware of other factors under their control, such as avoiding alcohol and smoking, the authors said.

The researchers said the analysis was strengthened by using data for a relatively large number of women of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds. Ferrara and her colleagues are now following the children of women from the PETALS study through the ECHO program (or Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes), a National Institutes of Health initiative including 50,000 children. The project will assess whether a mother’s healthy lifestyle during pregnancy may reduce the long-term consequences for a child born prematurely, such as impaired neurodevelopment and growth.

The study was funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the ECHO program, National Institutes of Health, Office of the Director.

Other co-authors were Monique M. Hedderson, PhD; Sylvia E. Badon, PhD; Juanran Feng, MS; and Charles Quesenberry, PhD, all of the Division of Research.

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About the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research

The Kaiser Permanente Division of Research conducts, publishes and disseminates epidemiologic and health services research to improve the health and medical care of Kaiser Permanente members and society at large. It seeks to understand the determinants of illness and well-being, and to improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of health care. Currently, DOR’s 600-plus staff is working on more than 450 epidemiological and health services research projects. For more information, visit divisionofresearch.kaiserpermanente.org or follow us @KPDOR. 

Tips to Lead a Healthy Lifestyle – The India Saga

Don’t we all
want to lead a healthy lifestyle, right? A healthy lifestyle keeps you away
from lots of diseases and much more. You stay productive, and there’s no room
for negativity either. When you feel good from the inside, you see positivity
floating around you. Have a look down below at some of the ways you can lead a
healthy lifestyle.

 Eat Well

Let’s just
start from the basics. Eating healthy matters a lot, right? When you don’t eat
well, there are chances that you’ll get sick often, and that is something we
all dread. In order to eat healthily, you must eliminate junk from your diet.
Make sure to opt for healthy food like fruits and veggies. However, that does
not mean you skip meat at all. Make sure to consume the right amount of
nutrients needed by the human body to stay healthy.

You should also opt for
unsaturated fats instead of saturated ones. Sure, fats are a must for your body
to function well. However, too many fats can affect your body weight and
cardiovascular health as well. In order to do this, you should replace frying
stuff with boiling, steaming, or baking. Moreover, try using vegetable oils and
make sure to remove the fatty part of the meat you are going for. 

Moving on, when
it comes to drinks, opt for juices instead of fizzy drinks. Trust me, these
drinks are only making your health worse. There is nothing good coming from
them. Simply opt for fresh juices that you can easily make at your home.
Moreover, don’t drink too much coffee or tea either. A lot of caffeine is not
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 Vitamins Matter

Another thing
you should focus on is eating vitamins. There are many capsules available out
there, such as vitamin B, C, D, and even multi-vitamins. Go for the one
recommended by your doctor and have them regularly. Remember, vitamins play a
major role when it comes to maintaining your health. Doctors out there
recommend them to people to consume on a regular basis. These keep your health
intact and make sure you face no issues when it comes to your health.

Exercising

Don’t forget to
exercise on every day. Exercise is extremely important when it comes to
maintaining your health, so don’t skip on that at all. Go for a jog, a walk, or
cycling each day. Be it in the morning or right after you come back from work.
You should also consider joining a gym and keep track of your fitness level.

Moreover, lots
of people meditate in the morning as they believe it helps them in spending a
productive day. It has a huge impact on their thinking skills, and they start
feeling good and energized.

Get Checked Regularly

You
should also consider getting yourself checked regularly. You never know what
disease you might be going through, and it is best if it’s caught beforehand.
This could include anything, be it diabetes, cardiovascular issues, and more.

Book
an appointment with your GP after every 3-4 months. Moreover, if your doctor
has recommended some medications, do not forget to take them at all.

Spend Time With Your
Friends And Family 

Another
thing you should consider doing is spending time with your friends and family.
Now, the reason behind this is that isolation can make one go crazy. Chances
are that you might get depressed if you are too lonely, and that is a big no
when it comes to your health. Talk to your friends, share whatever you are
feeling and let it all out. Remember, we all need a shoulder to cry on, and
there is nothing to be ashamed of. Mental health is just as important as
physical health, and you must keep that in mind.

Go
out for drinks every once in a while, enjoy regular family meals that can help
you cope up with the different stuff you are going through. Moreover, don’t
forget to laugh and smile several times a day!

 

Sleep Well 

Getting
a good night’s sleep is a must to take care of your health. Have you ever
noticed that when we don’t sleep well, we can’t really function throughout the
day? Moreover, we get all cranky and end up ruining our entire day.

As
adults, we must sleep for at least 8 hours every night in order to function
well and spend the day feeling fully energized. This way, you will feel
productive and will lead a happy and healthy lifestyle. Sounds great, doesn’t
it? 

Reduce Your Salt And Sugar
Intake 

Another
thing you need to focus on is to reduce your salt as well as sugar intake. Now,
a high salt intake is known to result in high blood pressure that can be pretty
harmful to your health. This can also lead to an increased risk of
cardiovascular diseases. To reduce salt, you should choose products that come
with minimal sodium content. Also, try substituting salt with other spices when
cooking. 

Moving
on, to reduce your sugar intake, you should opt for non-sugary drinks and
eliminate desserts from your diet. It’s okay to have one every once in a while;
however, don’t have them every day as they can lead to diabetes. If you’re a
fan of sweetness, have fruits instead of cakes, etc. 

Relax 

Had
a hard week at work? Instead of working at home over the weekend, you should
focus on yourself and your routine. Working continuously is not good for your
physical as well as mental health. Give yourself some time,  watch a
movie, and simply relax. This is a must for you if you want to lead a healthy
lifestyle. Make sure you do not stress yourself at all.

Wrapping It Up

Here comes an
end to our list of some tips that can help you lead a healthy lifestyle. Don’t
forget to add them to your daily routine and see what wonders they can do for
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Nutrition is the foundation to a healthy lifestyle — but you don’t have to give up all the foods you love – PhillyVoice.com

If your most significant memory of proper eating is being forced to clean your plate as a child, well, with all due respect to your parents, it’s time to create some new memories.

As an adult looking to live healthy, the first thing to know is that it’s OK to put the fork down when you’re full—no matter what’s left on the plate. As Vanderbilt University professor Kelly Haws advises, “one could argue that good advice for someone trying to manage their food intake would be not to clean their plate.”

Yes, managing your diet is a big part of a healthy lifestyle, particularly as you age. A good understanding of the fundamentals of diet and nutrition can go a long way to maintaining your health.

So, shake-off those behaviors that were ingrained in your childhood and grab hold of the most contemporary nutritional science.

The benefits of good nutrition

Keeping your weight in check makes you look good and feel good. It can certainly add a bounce in your step. But there are hard-core benefits to your health that are important to recognize. Three prominent institutions present a consistent voice on this point.

According to the National Institutes of Health, proper nutrition may help prevent some diseases, such as osteoporosis, high blood pressure, heart disease, type 2 diabetes and certain cancers.

Harvard Medical School cites research over the years that has shown that dietary patterns such as the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet and the Mediterranean diet, which are mostly plant-based, have demonstrated significant health benefits and the reduction of chronic disease.

And the Cleveland Clinic specifically weighs in on men over age 50, saying that a healthy diet can help them reduce the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity and some types of cancer.

Bottom line, the science provides a strong link between diet and health. So, what does a healthy diet look like?

The foundations of healthy diet

According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, a healthy eating plan gives your body the nutrients it needs every day. The Institute recommends a plan with four core elements: an emphasis on vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and fat-free or low-fat dairy products; the inclusion of lean meats, poultry, fish, beans, eggs and nuts; limitations on saturated and trans fats, sodium and added sugars; and control of portion sizes.

This last tip on portion size is one of my go-to tactics. It’s one I found was predominant among the healthy-behaving men I studied. 

The Mayo Clinic provides some great insights into the details of portion control. Their tips include using a small plate or bowl, and tracking the number of servings you eat. One serving of pasta is about 1/3 to ½ cup, or about the size of a hockey puck. A serving of meat, fish or chicken is about 2 to 3 ounces, or about the size and thickness of a deck of cards.

Snacks and comfort foods

One of the biggest challenges to your diet is snacking and the desire for comfort foods. Fortunately, these cravings can be managed in a way that allows you to partake — just reasonably.

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, you can enjoy your favorite foods even if they are high in calories, fat or added sugars. The key is eating them only once in a while and balancing them with healthier foods and more physical activity. They suggest eating them less often, eating smaller amounts and trying a lower-calorie version by using lower-calorie ingredients.

Restaurant meals

If you are like my wife and me, you dine out a lot or, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic, order take-out. This can present certain challenges, but with a little thought and some creativity, you can enjoy the benefits of restaurant dining and still eat healthy.

The National Institute on Aging provides a number of tips that can help you navigate your way to tasty and healthy selections. Their recommendations include: avoiding fried food and choosing foods that are baked, broiled, braised, grilled, steamed, sauteed, or broiled; staying away from special sauces and asking the kitchen not to top your dish with butter or whipped cream; and selecting foods with a tomato-based or red sauce instead of a cream-based or white sauce. One tip that I follow frequently is to take home leftovers.

Dietary strategies

Beyond what you eat are the behaviors that can support your nutritional intake and control systems. 

The American Heart Association offers a number of suggestions that fall within the category of dietary strategies. They recommend that you read labels to compare nutrition information, eat only as many calories as you use up through physical activity, and choose foods mindfully because even with healthier foods ingredients and nutrient content can vary a lot. If you want to lose weight, they recommend taking in fewer calories or burning more calories.

The challenge

Having set forth the standards for a healthy diet, it is important to acknowledge the obvious — it’s hard! With a constant barrage of advertising promoting the temptations of all that is unhealthy, eating healthy is a huge undertaking.

This challenge is perhaps best demonstrated in Americans’ adherence to federal guidelines for fruit and vegetables. According to an analysis performed by the CDC, only 9% of adults ate the recommended amount of vegetables and 12% ate the recommended amount of fruit.

The choice is yours

The U.S. Dietary Guidelines state it clearly when it comes to adopting healthy dietary practices: “it is never too late to make improvements.”

As to what diet is best for you — low-carb, keto, Paleo, intermittent fasting or others—that is a decision that should be based on your individual circumstances. I lean toward a low-carb approach. Several years back, I saw a big difference when I stopped eating bread, pizza and other obvious sources of carbohydrates. Still, as the experts allow, I will have an occasional piece of focaccia bread and love a small biscotti with my espresso. The balance has served me well.

Nutrition is major part of a healthy lifestyle. Like the other components, the science spells out the benefits to our health. Our social relationships provide other perks. Wherever you can find the motivation, embrace it. The choice is yours.


Louis Bezich, senior vice president of strategic alliances at Cooper University Health Care, is author of “Crack The Code: 10 Proven Secrets that Motivate Healthy Behavior and Inspire Fulfillment in Men Over 50.” Read more from Louis on his website.

The 11 Best Canned Salmon Brands for a Healthy Lifestyle in 2021 – The Manual

If there’s one healthy food that most people wish they’d eat more of, it’s salmon. And while you shouldn’t ignore the merits of a perfectly-cooked fresh salmon from your local fishmonger, sometimes life gets in the way. But there’s hope for your palate, your wallet, and your waistline, and it comes in a can. Canned salmon is an easy and affordable solution that takes cooking out of the equation, but still delivers the same delicious flavors and nutritional value of fresh fish.

No need to spend hours in the kitchen when you can get all the benefits of salmon right out of the cupboard. You get to enjoy the same rich flavors and nutritional value with none of the work and, if you’re really in a rush, none of the dishes. Mealtime has never been easier than this. Whether you’re making a quick salad for lunch or savory tacos for dinner, canned salmon is the better protein choice for health-conscious home chefs who also care about the environment. With today’s sustainable fishing methods, making the right decision is easier than ever. Save time, satisfy your hunger, and support your healthy lifestyle with the best canned salmon for your kitchen.

Best Sustainable: Wild Planet Wild Pink Salmon

Straight from the waters of Alaska comes the sustainably sourced Wild Planet Wild Pink Salmon. Wild caught and canned fresh, this boneless and skinless pick preserves all of the fish’s natural juices, so you get a nutritious and flavorful meal. Choose the best salmon for your body and the environment by reaching for this eco-friendly and mouthwatering canned salmon.

Best Low Mercury: Safe Catch Wild Pink Salmon

With the lowest mercury of any brand of canned fish, the Safe Catch Wild Pink Salmon is a handy solution for your pantry. It’s made from hand-picked raw wild salmon steaks and slow cooked to perfection, eliminating the need for any fillers, preservatives or other ingredients. Just wild caught salmon that’s low in mercury and high in flavor.

Best for Camping: Patagonia Provisions Wild Salmon Variety 6 Pack

Venture into the wild with the gourmet flavors of Patagonia Provisions Wild Salmon Variety 6 Pack. A must-have for your next backpacking trip, these lightweight meals are healthy, eco-friendly and satisfying. With enough for every day of adventure, these reliable pouches will fuel your most challenging hikes and intense rock climbing.

Best in Oil: Bumble Bee’s Premium Smoked Coho Salmon in Oil

With just the right amount of oil and smokey flavor, Bumble Bee’s Premium Smoked Coho Salmon in Oil delivers all the richness of salmon in convenient canned packaging. These restaurant-quality fillets come from wild caught salmon of premium quality. They’re a moist time-saver that works great in recipes that call for cooked salmon.

Best in Pouch: Wild Planet Wild Pink Salmon Pouch

Skinless and boneless, the Wild Planet Wild Pink Salmon Pouch is a flavorful alternative to canned salmon. No added liquid means that you don’t need to drain this salmon to enjoy its protein-packed nutrition. Just tear the pouch open and munch on this sustainably sourced wild caught fish that tastes delicious.

Best Traditional: Chicken of the Sea Pink Salmon

Canned salmon doesn’t have to be just bits and pieces of fish. With Chicken of the Sea Pink Salmon, you get large pieces of fish right out of the can. Perfect for breading or eating in chunks, this easy to serve salmon is all natural and fresh.

Best Smoked: Vital Choice Wild Alaskan Smoked Sockeye Salmon

If you enjoy the smokey flavor of fresh salmon, you’ll love opening a can of Vital Choice Wild Alaskan Smoked Sockeye Salmon. Sustainably sourced and wild caught, this convenient canned alternative is sure to please your taste buds. And for even greater convenience, the company has already removed the skin and bones for ready to eat nutrition that you can count on.

Best Canned Salmon Salad: Bumble Bee Snack On the Run! Salmon Salad

For the busy fish lover on the go, Bumble Bee Snack On the Run! Salmon Salad gives you a ready-to-eat kit that tastes as good as homemade. Keep it healthy and yummy with this creamy salmon salad that also includes crackers, for a satisfying snack no matter where the day takes you. No can opener needed, just pull the tab and enjoy.

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Best Without Salt: Blue Harbor Fish Co. Wild Pink Salmon

Keep your salt intake low and enjoy the convenience of canned salmon with the Blue Harbor Fish Co. Wild Pink Salmon. Sustainably wild caught in Alaska, this delicious fish is a great addition to your lunch sandwiches or mid-week dinners. Its chunky texture and clean flavor also make it great right out of the can.

Best Budget: Great Value Alaskan Pink Salmon

Enjoying the goodness of salmon doesn’t have to break the bank when you open a can of Great Value Alaskan Pink Salmon. With only two ingredients, this delicious salmon makes it easy to create your favorite recipes much faster than cooking fish from scratch. Save time and money with this convenient salmon that’s filled with protein, vitamin D and calcium.

Best Salmon Bites: Epic’s Maple Glazed & Smoked Salmon Bites

Athletes looking for a yummy treat love the flavor and health benefits of Epic’s Maple Glazed & Smoked Salmon Bites. At only 80 calories per serving, this wild caught jerky snack is a favorite among fish lovers. With hints of coconut and smokey goodness, this salmon snack keeps your energy up without tasting too fishy.

It’s easy to make the right choice when you have the best canned salmon in your pantry. If you live a healthy lifestyle and love what salmon does for your body, make the switch to canned salmon to enjoy the same great flavors with the convenience of a canned meal.

Is canned salmon cooked?

Yes, canned salmon is already cooked and ready to eat. Just drain the liquids and enjoy with or without the bones. You can also heat up your canned salmon and cook with your other ingredients.

Is canned salmon safe for dogs?

Canned salmon is a tasty treat that you can share with your dog. Just like you, your dog will benefit from the added protein and omega 3s in canned salmon. When looking for the best can for your dog, it’s best to choose canned salmon without added salt and packed in water.

Which canned fish is better tuna or salmon?

Both canned fish are high in nutritional value and choosing the best one depends on your lifestyle and dietary needs. Canned salmon offers more omega 3 fatty acids and vitamin D than canned tuna. But a serving of tuna is higher in protein and lower in calories than salmon.

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