Consuming salmon in moderation has many health benefits, some yet to be fully explored but none the less accepted as one of the best and purest form of providing the fatty acid richness humans need. It is known to aid in the optimum health conditions that allows people to live longer and healthier lives.
The proteins found in salmon can easily be digested and absorbed into the body’s system without causing any adverse effects that some other proteins have been known to cause.
The proteins which are found in the salmon are referred to as amino acids and are vital to the human health as these good fats or Omega 3 fatty acids provide the necessary balance for the body. Salmon also has vitamin A, B and D, minerals, iron, phosphorus and selenium within the content makeup.
For those having heart problems, or recovering from a heart attack, the consumption of salmon is encouraged primarily because it aids in the lowering of bad cholesterol and replacing it with good cholesterol.
Salmon also helps to repair heart damage and strengthen the heart muscles.
Salmon also works as a natural antidepressant and help the brain work better while improving the memory capabilities of an individual.
There is even some evidence of being able to positively affect the aging process.
Salmon also helps to lower the blood sugar level which is especially beneficial to those suffering from diabetes.
It also contributes to a more optimum metabolic rate.
Healthy hair which is bright and shiny, good skin quality and bright eyes are all the positive benefits of consuming salmon.
Fresh salmon filets (allow about 1 per person)
1/3 cup orange juice
2 lemons Salt Pepper
Fresh cilantro for garnishing
Preheat oven to 375 degrees
Wash & place salmon filets skin side down into deep rectangular baking dish
Mix 1/3 cup orange juice with the juice of one of the lemons;
pour mixture over salmon filets in baking dish
Season each salmon filet with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and Italian
seasoning to taste
Cut the second lemon in half, cut one half of lemon into slices and place slices on top of salmon filets
(The second half of this lemon will be sliced and placed on salmon after it’s done)
Bake salmon filets for 15-25 minutes depending on the thickness
After baking, place filets on serving dish and place slices from the second half of the lemon on top
Garnish filets with cilantro