Smoked Salmon Fact #18

‎Smoked‬ ‪Salmon‬ ‪‎Fact‬ #18: Did you know, smoked salmon provides a ‪‎source‬ of ‪‎essential‬ ‪minerals‬, including ‪‎iron‬. Getting enough iron helps get you through each day, as the mineral allows your ‪‎blood‬ ‪‎cells‬ to supply your tissues with ‪oxygen‬ needed to support your ‪‎metabolism‬. Low iron intake prevents your blood from carrying enough oxygen, leading to fatigue and an elevated heart rate. A 3-ounce portion of lox contains 0.72 milligrams of iron, 9 percent of the daily iron requirement for men or 4 percent for women. ‪#‎UpRiver‪‎Smokehouse

Smoked Salmon Fact #17

‎Smoked‬ ‎Salmon‬ ‎Fact‬ #17: Like ‎fresh‬ salmon, in addition to being a good source of protein, smoked salmon is also a good source of B vitamins, vitamin D, magnesium and selenium. Smoked salmon also contains plenty of ‎DHA‬ (docosahexaenoic acid) and ‎EPA‬ (eicosapentaenoic acid), ‪omega‬-3 fatty ‪acids‬ linked to a ‪lower‬ risk of ‪‎heart‬ ‪‎disease‬, macular degeneration and ‪‎Alzheimer‬'s disease. ‪#‎UpRiver‪Smokehouse

Smoked Salmon Fact #16

‎Smoked‬ ‪Salmon‬ ‪‎Fact‬ #16: Did you know smoked salmon is a source of ‪‎dietary‬ ‪‎protein‬? Getting enough protein each day keeps your ‎tissues‬ strong and ‪‎healthy‬. Dietary protein breaks down into a family of nutrients called ‪‎amino‬ ‪acids‬ - compounds that your cells need to function. If you don't get enough protein from your diet, your body begins to break down your own tissues, such as ‪muscle‬ tissue, as an alternate source of amino acids. ‪‎Lox‬ is considered a ‪‎complete‬ protein, as it provides every amino acid your cells need to make protein. Eating 3 ounces of smoked salmon roughly boosts your protein intake by 15.5 grams, which is about...

Salmon Fact #15

Salmon Fact #15: Did you know Salmon is packed with good fats which are conducive to weight loss. It is super easy to prepare and a cost effective, satisfying meal with a plate of vegetables and brown rice for example! #UpRiverSmokehouse