Three Ways Eating Wild Salmon Keeps You Healthy and Beautiful
It’s clear that if you spend time researching wild Alaskan salmon that you know you are getting an exceedingly better quality of fish then their farmed raised cousins.
The choice for you shouldn’t even be a question… wild Alaskan salmon is the better fish for a variety of reasons. One (and probably most important) is the amount of vitamin D and fish oil within these fish. Both vitamin D and fish oil provide overall health benefits mainly targeting three key areas: the brain, the heart, and the bones and skin.
Today we are going to cover the effects both vitamin D and fish oil have on the bones and the skin.
Most everyone loves the sun. When it’s not too hot, but just right, it puts your body at more of an ease for the day. That’s because you are getting a healthy dose of vitamin D from the sunrays. The vitamin is produced endogenously when ultraviolet rays from sunlight strike the skin and trigger vitamin D synthesis, it promotes calcium absorption in the gut and maintains an adequate amount of phosphate concentration to promote good bone growth and bone remodeling (1). With a vitamin D deficiency, your bones can become stunted, weak, and brittle.
Similarly, foods that maintain the same source of vitamin D as the sun’s ultraviolet rays (such as Arctic Circle Wild Smoked Salmon) have been found to provide the same amazing health benefits. A sufficient diet of this “super food” will allow your bones and skin to rid themselves of toxins and remodel into a healthier condition. Who wouldn’t want that?
For thousands of years the locals of Kotzebue, the Inuit Eskimos, have been eating this vitamin D rich food. It has been a vital vitamin in their subsistent diet as it not only feeds them but also gives them more energy and stronger bones to keep up the sometimes-harsh living conditions of the Arctic Circle and their culture.
Fish oil does the bones and skin good because of the high quality of Omega-3 fatty acid content that is produced from the skin of wild Alaskan salmon.
Not to be confused with Omega-6 fatty acids found in most farmed raised salmon, the Omega-3 content in the wild Alaskan salmon provides a healthier dose rather than a heftier one from the Omega- 6 acid.
We’ve all seen in countless health stores the selling of fish oil pills on the shelves. And while all of them do help you must remember that the trick is not necessarily in the fish oil but more about how much omega-3 is in the fish oil.
To see real benefits of the fish oil in your skin a person would have to consume around 1.2g a day. And while most fish oil pills that you see sold in stores have about 20%- 30% Omega-3, that means a consumer would have to roughly consume 12 pills a day.
By eating a 3-ounce serving of any of our fresh or frozen wild Alaskan salmon or smoked salmon you would receive between 1.1g and 1.9g of omega 3(1).
But more importantly you wouldn’t have to worry about gobbling down horse pills all day long.
The Beauty of the Skin.
Deciding to incorporate a healthy dose of wild Alaskan salmon or smoked salmon, 3-4 times a week or everyday would greatly redefine your bones and skin.
By placing fish oil over other oils such as corn and soy oil that have omega 6’s which cause red, puffy, and zitty skin… the fish oil is able to provide your skin with aid to reduce acne and inflammation as well as maintain skin permeability(2).
The vitamin D and the fish oil content that our Arctic Circle Wild Salmon and smoked salmon has is the reason our locals are able to maintain a look of youthfulness. Everyone seems to have the fountain of youth from their look to their spirit, and we want you to share it with us!
(1) Livestrong Foundation.