Wild salmon nutrition is one of those things that is often over looked because of the delicious flavors that fresh fish provide. There is an impressive (and lengthy) list of all the health benefits of eating fresh Wild Alaskan Salmon. Simply put, it’s about the healthiest thing you can eat.
Besides the great taste, Wild Alaska Salmon & Seafood Company’s wild salmon is:
- Free from artificial coloring, growth hormones, pharmaceuticals and other unnatural chemicals.
- High in Omega-3 oils which have been shown to lower cholesterol and decrease the risk of heart disease as well as lowering triglycerides.
- Naturally abundant in many essential nutrients and vitamins including Vitamins A, C, D and E, niacin and Vitamin B-12.
- An excellent source of protein.
- Low in saturated fats and low in calories.
What is Omega-3?
Omega-3 oils fatty acids are considered essential fatty acids. They are necessary for human health, but the body can’t make them. You have to get them through food. Omega-3 fatty acids are found in fish, such as salmon, tuna, and halibut. Omega-3 fatty acids play a crucial role in brain function, as well as normal growth and development. They have also become popular because they have shown to lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease. The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends eating foods rich in Omega-3 oils at least 2 times a week.
Nutrition Facts -> Omega-3 and Alaska Salmon
Alaska Salmon has the highest amount of Omega-3 of any fish. Therefore, just one serving per week can help lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease.
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