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What Happens If You Eat Salmon?

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If you are a lover of seafood then make salmon your regular dish as it is packed with many nutrients. It is a good source of protein too.

Apart from protein and omega 3 fatty acids, it also contains iron, calcium, selenium and phosphorous too. In fact, salmon can also prevent certain disorders like type 2 diabetes.

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Most of us snack on unhealthy processed foods but something that is light and healthy would be a salmon. If you are scared of toxins in fish then consult your doctor and dietician to know about the best way to purchase healthy fish and the best ways to cook them to get the nutrients.

Now, here are some benefits of salmon.


Benefit #1

Many studies claim that salmon contains certain compounds that enhance bone density. This way, it surely helps prevent the possibility of osteoporosis.


Benefit #2

If you are into dieting, then eating salmon may help you maintain healthy weight as it makes you feel full. This will curb your cravings and helps you reach your weight loss targets.


Benefit #3

Salmon also enhances brain function and it is good for school-going children as their brain reaches a developmental phase.


Benefit #4

Yes, salmon is good for cardiovascular health too. As it reduces inflammation and also prevents blockages in the arteries, it is a heart-friendly food.


Benefit #5

It is a very good source of omega 3 fatty acids. It also contains vitamin D and A. It is tough to get these nutrients from other sources or foods. So, eating salmon frequently helps you get enough of those nutrients.


Benefit #6

With age, eyesight may become weak. Many studies also claim that salmon can prevent eye related disorders too.


Benefit #7

Salmon contains tryptophan which acts like a sedative and enhances sleep quality. So, eating salmon promotes sleep.

Read more about: salmon, fish, vitamin d, osteoporosis, sleep, heart, eyes
Story first published: Wednesday, July 20, 2016, 8:15 [IST]
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