Looking for more brain power? Today’s guest blogger, Gabriela Sneider, shares with us a scrumptious salmon recipe, the best kind of salmon to buy and reasons why we might want more of this pink-fleshed fish in our diet.
Can’t get enough of salmon? Good! Salmon is known for its extraordinary amount of omega-3 fatty acid content which makes it a healthy dinner favorite. But it’s important to be informed of the good kinds of salmon that are not fished in a way that adversely affects the environment.
Wild Alaskan salmon is a great choice when looking for a sustainable option. Stay away from the salmon farmed in open net pens and instead move towards a more eco-friendly method. The fishery management practices in Alaska are especially efficient, which creates an abundance of Alaskan salmon.
As a college student, I don’t feel the need to spend tons of money on food but when I do, I love treating myself to a delicious piece of salmon. Salmon can be whipped up easily for many different occasions. It is a perfect choice to serve at a dinner party or to cook for one, but don’t forget sustainable is always the better alternative!
Reasons why salmon is a healthy choice!
- Omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D in salmon can prevent chronic inflammation
- Eating salmon can help cognitive function in the brain!
- Fish oil is good for vision improvement
- High protein in salmon which helps keep hair strong and healthy
Delicious Alaskan Salmon
- 3 tbsp. rice vinegar
- 2 tbsp. soy sauce
- 1 ½ tsp. sesame oil
- 1 tsp. ginger
- hint of lime
- salt & pepper
- ¼ of an onion
- a few garlic cloves
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