Health and Nutrition
According to health professionals and dieticians, salmon is an important part of maintaining a balanced diet and lifestyle. It is recommended that a normal person eat farmed salmon two to three times a week to allow for the proper absorption of essential nutrients and vitamins such as the B vitamins which include: Thiamine, Riboflavin, Niacin, B6 and B12 as well as Vitamin D, Zinc, and Potassium.
Farmed salmon is low in saturated fat and rich in DHA Omega-3 fatty acids, about 0.8 g (800 mg) in one serving. DHA Omega-3 fatty acids offer a wide range of health benefits including
- reducing the risk of heart attack, stroke and hypertension
- enhancing brain development in children
- reducing the chance of developing Alzheimer's disease
- promoting learning and prevent depression
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