8 Health Reasons to Say “YES” to Wild Salmon

There are many health benefits to incorporating wild salmon into your diet.  Wild salmon dine on other fish (unlike farm-raised salmon, which can be fed fillers or injected with antibiotics for mass production), which means they are high in essential omega-3 fatty acids (or good fats), protein, and low in saturated fats (bad fats).

Here are eight reasons to say “yes” to wild salmon on your plate…

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1. Supports Healthy Vision

Research from the University of Maryland Medical Center found that diets rich in omega-3 essential fatty acids (prominent in salmon) can lower the risk onset of age-related macular degeneration (or AMD)—the leading cause of vision loss in individuals past age 50. Omega-3s were also credited for decreasing irritated or dry eyes and other vision-related issues.

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