The benefits of eating fish cannot be understated. For all practical purposes, the consumption of fish means helping yourself to a potential superfood.
Omega-3 fatty acids – that's what the fuss is all about. Thanks to the numerous benefits of omega-3 fatty acids , one can find themselves staving off a large number of health threats in the form of diseases.
Speaking of omega-3 fatty acids, salmon, which is well-known in the United States compared to other countries, has the largest concentration of the aforementioned nutrient apart from sardines, mackerel and pilchards.
And just as there are several benefits to eating salmon, and fish in general, there are just as many accepted ways by which one can learn how to cook salmon .
But before we address that, let's look at the several benefits associated with eating salmon or other fish for that matter…
Why Eating Salmon, and Fish in general, is Good For You
As mentioned earlier, eating fish, with salmon being one of the varieties available in the United States, is good for your health.
Best part: all you need is two 150 g servings of salmon a week to get the recommended intake of nutrients that will keep you healthy and fight the potential threat of a number of diseases.
And yes, we're talking about the all-important omega-3 fatty acids. Some of these health benefits that this nutrient (among others that are present in salmon) have to offer, include:
For an in-depth look in to why salmon offers these benefits, you can read more about the benefits of salmon at this link as well as this one .
How to Cook Salmon
As for methods involving how to cook salmon, there are four common ways: grill, poach, bake and broil.
Of course, most of these methods that will be discussed below are actually the efforts of cooks at restaurants who have made video tutorials for the benefit of those who are interested in preparing and eating salmon. You can find several more video tutorials if you run a Google Search yourself…
This video tutorial has been prepared by Chef Jen at Mahalo on how one can grill salmon.
This is another video tutorial by Chef Jen at Mahalo on baking salmon.