Tasmanian Salmonid Growers Association

Why eat salmon?

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Omega 3

Tasmanian Atlantic salmon is one of the richest naturally occurring sources of Omega-3 fatty acids (which are highly beneficial to brain development, healthy skin & hair, and can help in prevention and improvement of conditions such as coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis & depression).

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Vitamins & minerals

Tasmanian Atlantic salmon is also full of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin A, a range of B vitamins, a number of important antioxidants, vitamin D as well as the minerals calcium, copper, iron, magnesium phosphorus, potassium, selenium and zinc – all of which are vital ingredients for a healthy, balanced diet.

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Protein

Tasmanian Atlantic salmon is a highly nutritious food, an excellent source of high quality protein, rich in important vitamins and minerals, as well as the Omega-3 fatty acids offering a wealth of nutrients for mother and baby. The benefits of consumption far outweigh any perceived risk during pregnancy.

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Approved by dieticians

The Australian Dietary Guidelines advise we eat one or two fish-based meals per week, for a healthy, balanced diet. Tasmanian Atlantic salmon is certainly one of the best fish to include in your diet because it is so rich in nutrients.

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Easy to prepare

Tasmanian Atlantic salmon can be prepared just like chicken or beef. Bake it with vegetables, throw it on the barbeque, boil it in a tasty broth, steam it and toss through a salad or grill it just like a steak – Tasmanian Atlantic salmon is completely versatile and extremely easy to cook.