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26 seajoco 6_health_benefits_of_salmon


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Salmon has been the third most frequently consumed seafood product in the U.S. for most of the past decade. Average consumption has consistently been around 2 pounds per person per year, surpassed only by shrimp and canned tuna. All types of salmon provide a good source of high quality protein and the heart healthy omega-3 fatty acids. The fat and omega-3 content varies from one species to another.

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26 seajoco 6_health_benefits_of_salmon

  1. 1. health benefits of salmon to improve your vitality6 3Ea ng salmon makes you smarter and happier. The brain is 60 percent fat and most of that is the omega-3 fa y acid DHA. Thirty percent of the grey ma er in the brain is DHA showing how cri cal it is to brain func on and a healthy nervoussystem. 5Salmon is an excellent source of vitamin D. Increased risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease, mul ple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthri sandtype-1diabetes. 6Salmon helps you sleep. This is an excellent source of tryptophan, an all-natural seda ve. Studies show that tryptophan increases sleepiness in subjects with mild insomnia and helps to shorten the me it takestofallasleep. 4Salmon contains high levels of the omega-3 fats and EPA. Salmon can protect you from problems such as heart a ack, stroke, arrhythmia, high blood pressureandhightriglycerides. 2Salmon protects your eyes. For the treatment and preven on of a condi oncalleddryeyesyndrome,eat twotofourservingsperweek. 1Salmon helps build brains. Salmon contains high levels of D H A (decosahexaenoic acid) which is the main structural fa y acid in the central nervous systemandre na.