NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty. NetWellness is commercial-free and does not accept advertising.
Saturday, February 6, 2016
Salmon is not only delicious, but is low in calories and saturated fat as compared meat. In addition to possessing very high quality protein, salmon also contains a type of beneficial essential oil, known as omega-3 fatty acids, which research has shown to protect the heart and reduce inflammation. But the health benefits of salmon don’t stop there. Salmon is also a great source of essential vitamins and minerals, such as vitamins B6, B12, niacin, selenium, phosphorus, and magnesium. When this wonder food is combined with a healthy side dish, such as asparagus cashew wild rice pilaf, a deliciously dynamic duo creates a synergism of flavor and texture.
*One may broil rather than grill. If broil, monitor to prevent overcooking.
Ingredients: (Servings: 8)
Source/Reference: Contributions from www.recipes.com & www.food.com
This article is a NetWellness exclusive.
Last Reviewed: Sep 09, 2013
James H Swain, PhD, RD, LD
Assistant Professor of Nutrition
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University