The not-too-fishy taste makes it a great go-to for baking, searing, steaming and even grilling. But, beyond its moist and flakey interior is a long list of healthful vitamins, minerals, fats and antioxidants that makes this fish the perfect catch.
Wait … What’s that word?
Salmon’s vibrant color comes from its rich diet of krill and shrimp, both adding to its natural supply of astaxanthin (we had to look up how to pronounce it too). Astaxanthin, a carotenoid, is an important antioxidant which may support cardiovascular, skin and nervous-system health!
The mighty omega
Salmon is rich in omega-3s, an essential fat that our own bodies can’t produce. Eating a balanced diet with these healthy fats may help to …
- Reduce inflammation
- Promote bone and joint health
- Lower blood pressure
- Support eye health
- Support liver health
- Maintain healthy skin