Salmon is a popular fish, farmed as well as wild. Varities include king (chinook), silver (coho), sockey (red), and chum (dog or calico), pink, and cherry.
Salmon contains Vitamin D, which has strong bone-building and anti-cancer benefits. Sockeye Salmon is one of the richest food sources known to contain Vitamin D. It's also high in Astaxanthin a powerfull anti-inflammatory. It is high in antioxidants. Fish – especially fatty fish like wild Salmon,are the only abundant food sources of the long-chain omega-3 fatty acids known as EPA and DHA. According to the American Heart Association (AHA) research shows that omega-3s have the following effects:
Decrease the risk of arrythmias, which can lead to sudden death.
Decrease triglyceride (blood fat) levels.
Decrease growth rate of atherosclerotic (arterial) plaque.
Lower blood pressure (slightly).
Salmon is an extremely versatile fish that can be cooked and eaten raw, lightly seared, poached, broiled, grilled and more.
It's a dense meaty fish that can stand up to almost any sauce or preparation and can simply be served with just a little salt & pepper.
It can be found canned, frozen, flash frozen and fresh.
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