Pregnancy is the time when women pay particular attention to the diet. The menu should be varied and healthy to provide the nutrients needed for both the mother's and her baby's body.
Salmon is one of the healthiest fish species. Its meat is rich in B vitamins, vitamins A, D, E and in nutrients such as iodine, potassium, phosphorus, fluoride, selenium and zinc. Consumption of salmon during pregnancy is recommended because of its health benefits:
Salmon is an indispensable source of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, proteins, iodine and vitamin D. Ingredients contained in salmon will provide the child with healthy brain and sight development.
Studies indicate that the delivery of omega-3 acids to the body during pregnancy results in increased intelligence and development of locomotor and social abilities in newborn child.
Salmon consumption helps maintain good memory and improves mood, reduces the risk of depression during pregnancy and postpartum.
Salmon is a source of well-accepted protein – necessary for faetal growth, tissue growth and the development of all systems and organs.
Consumption of salmon in the last trimester of pregnancy is beneficial for the skeleton of the baby – thanks to its vitamin D, which promotes the absorption of calcium.
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Our salmon is fed with feed that is healthy, natural, colourless, and freee from preservatives and antibiotics. during pregnancy, you can eat Marine Harvest salmon without any fear. It is recommended for pregnant women to eat oily fish (including our salmon) at least two times a week.
According to the recommendations of the US Department of Agriculture and the Federal Health Agency, mums-to-be should eat between 240 g and 360 g of high quality fish and seafood a week.
There are many ways to prepare delicious salmon dishes. Take advantage of our ideas for dishes from our fish.