Salmon

Super Food

Benefits

  • Helps keep cholesterol at healthy range
  • Lowers blood pressure & triglyceride levels
  • Prevents plaque build up in arteries.

Nutrients

  • High in vitamin D
  • Vitamins A, B, B6, & E
  • Packed with protein
  • Several essential amino acids
  • Also calcium, iron magnesium, zinc, & phosphorus
  • Omega 3 fatty acids

Recipe

Alaska Salmon with Gnocchi and Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

History

  • Salmon originated from the tributaries of the North Atlantic & Pacific oceans
  • Now they are found through out the world and non-native waters due to transplanting

Interesting Facts

  • Salmon are born in fresh water then migrate and live most of they're lives in the oceans
  • Later they come back to fresh water streams to reproduce.

Resources

  • The Dr. Oz. Show
  • Wikipedia
  • Netfish
  • Wildalaskaseafood