by Gabriela Sneider
Can’t get enough of salmon? Salmon is known for its extraordinary amount of omega-3 fatty acid content. It is a dinner favorite but yet it is 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
Recipe for making a delicious Alaskan salmon:
· 3 oz. Alaskan salmon
· 3 tbsp. rice vinegar
· 2 tbsp. soy sauce
· 1 ½ tsp. sesame oil
· a few tsp. ginger
· a hint of lime
· salt & pepper
· ¼ of an onion
· a few garlic cloves
Bake or grill.
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