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Salmon – Beneficial Properties and Cooking

A fish "salmon" is known for the two things – reddish flesh and richness of valuable omega-3 acid. However, in addition to the omega-3 fatty acids, the salmon meat has a rich useful composition, which makes this fish one of the most useful seafood. In this article, we will discuss the benefits of salmon and why it is so useful to eat it. 



Composition of Salmon's Flesh

As mentioned above, the fish salmon is known for its valuable composition. So, the flesh of this fish contains huge amounts of vitamin D, vitamins B-group. According to studies, the fish's meat contains up to 55% fatty omega-3 acids, of the total composition. 

There are also the protein and the vitamin B6 in its composition. It is present a small quantity of biotin. The scientists say that the salmon meat will be especially useful to those that closely follow their own health, have the problems with circulatory system and heart.

Beneficial Properties of Salmon 

Maximum benefit from the considered fish can only be regularly using it. Unfortunately, one or two purchases and consumption of fish will not give obvious positive signs. Use at least four times a week − saturate the body with the necessary nutrients and minerals. 

The salmon are also more or less useful, depending on the method of preparation. So, it is perfectly absorbed with the vegetables, which, in turn, complement the taste and the benefits of fish salmon. 

Special benefits represent omega-3 fatty acid. They help ridden of the organism of inflammation, accelerate recovery after prolonged illness. The regular consumption of salmon, and with it the omega-3, improves the brain's activity and the nervous system. 

In addition, the omega-3 greatly slows down the aging of cells and body, helps restore the chromosomes. Thus, the salmon is beneficial for the women, aged 35 years. It will be enough to eat the salmon's flesh three times a week to stop the formation of wrinkles.

The salmon's meat helps prevent the cardiovascular diseases, and it is all thanks to the same omega-3. The cardiac arrhythmia, the stroke, the high blood pressure – the risk of sickness by these diseases is significantly reduced. Amino acids compositions of fish reduce harmful cholesterol in the blood, and prevent scarring on the walls of veins and arteries. 

Reduces the risk of nervous diseases, diseases of brain and also the occurrence of depression. This fish will be useful for the adolescents for the more easy passage of adolescence. In the elderly significantly reduced the risk of developing the cognitive impairment. 

The salmon substantially protects joints, helps the biologically active protein molecules have a beneficial effect on them. This fish contain the calcitonin − is a female hormone. With its help, the body regulates the balance between the collagen and the minerals in bones and joints. 

The amino acids composition of salmon meat improve metabolism. The vitamin D and the omega-3 acid help produce the insulin. Because of this, the sugar is absorbed much faster by the organism, reducing its level in the blood. 

The use of salmon is also manifested in the prevention of vision impairment. Astigmatism and xerophthalmus of main eye's shells is removed with the help of omega-3. With chronic dry eyes and also the appearance of yellow spot (which increases the risk of visual impairment) it is necessary to take the salmon, up to two times per week. 

The salmon's fillet is useful for the beauty of skin and hair. It is good for nails, thanks to the presence of selenium. In addition, the salmon contains the collagen, which over time promotes the formation of wrinkles. 

Fast Cooking Salmon 

It will need the two salmon fillets, the olive oil, and the Tartare sauce. It is best to prepare this dish out of the fresh fish that is buying directly on the day of purchase. The fillets should be put in a glass dish for baking. From the top pour a small amount of oil, flip the flesh a couple of times to evenly distribute oil. 

Bake the salmon in the oven needs, at a temperature of 356 0F for 15-30 minutes, depending on thickness of fillets. The finished dish is served with Tartare sauce and Moroccan carrot salad. 

Salmon in Oven 

The baked salmon is quite quickly prepared. For example, it is possible to bake it and serve with a sauce of mustard and dill. To prepare such sauce you will need the three tablespoons of mayonnaise, a half of cup of sour cream, the three tablespoons of chopped fresh parsley, the two tablespoons Dijon mustard, the two tablespoons of chopped fresh dill, the two teaspoon of fresh lemon or lime's juice, a salt and a pepper to taste.

In a small bowl, mix mayonnaise, sour cream, parsley, mustard, dill, lemon juice, salt and pepper. After that, the prepared sauce should be covered with the plastic food film and refrigerate at least for the three hours before serving. For baking the fish it will need two or three of salmon's fillet, three tablespoon of olive oil, salt and ground black pepper. 

The oven must be preheated to 356 0F. Grate the fillet with the oil, sprinkle with the spices and lay it in the mold with the salmon's skin down. Bake the salmon for 12-15 minutes. The finished dish is served to the table with the chilled sauce.

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