Is Salmon Head good for health?

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When it comes to the question of whether or not Salmon is good for health, you will typically get a resounding ‘yes’ when you ask people, be they food lovers, dieticians or medical professionals. The question we are exploring today however, is a uniquely specific one regarding the health benefits of Salmon. That question is: Is Salmon Head good for health? Curious to find out more? Come let us go on what is sure to be a fascinating journey.

What is the nutritional value of Salmon Head?

The first portion of this question that we shall discuss is the nutritional value of Salmon Head. We shall explore this using the following table.

Nutrient Name100 grams/3.5 ounces of raw farmed Atlantic Salmon Head
Protein20.42 grams
Omega 3/n-3 Fatty Acid2507 milligrams
Vitamin A193 International Units/IU
Vitamin D441 International Units/IU

As can be seen from the table, Salmon Head has a significant amount of nutritional value, particularly with regards to protein and Omega 3 Fatty Acids. Do be aware that the nutritional value of individual Salmon Heads may vary due to the feed in their diet.

Some benefits of the nutrients within Salmon Head


Protein is very important for the maintenance of your body as a whole on a cellular level. This is due to the ability of protein to help to repair the cells in your body as well as produce new cells in your body.

Omega 3/n-3 Fatty Acids

With regards to the benefits of Omega 3 Fatty Acids they are numerous. For example Omega 3 Fatty acids seem to be beneficial to the health of the heart and may help with heart disease according to some studies. Furthemore, Omega 3 is said to have benefits for brain health according to some studies.

Vitamin A

We now move on to discuss some of the vitamins found in Salmon Heads. One such vitamin is Vitamin A. This vitamin is important for the maintenance of good vision in your eyes and can help to strengthen your immune system. It also helps to keep your skin healthy.

Vitamin D

The next vitamin in Salmon Heads that we will be discussing is Vitamin D. Vitamin D has a great many benefits for your health. Some benefits include helping to maintain good bone health as well as cardiovascular health.


Let us now recap what we have learnt so far.

What we have discovered about Salmon Head and its health benefits
1. Salmon Head has a variety of nutritional benefits.
2. It has protein which is important for the maintenance of the body on a cellular level.
3. It has Omega 3 Fatty Acids that are said to benefit the health of the heart and brain.
4. Salmon Head has Vitamin A which is said to help maintain good eye health as well as a strong immune system.
5. Salmon Head also has Vitamin D which is said to help maintain good bone and cardiovascular health.

Where you can purchase Salmon Head

You can purchase Salmon Head at online shops such as Pickme, Shopee or Redmart. Salmon Head is also available at physical stores or supermarket chains such as NTUC Fairprice or Sheng Shiong.

Some final thoughts on this profound journey

What an enlightening journey this has been! Hopefully you would have gained a much more deeper appreciation of the many health benefits that come with Salmon Head. The knowledge that you have now would have changed your perspective on this particular part of the Salmon fish and whether or not you would like to incorporate it in your diet. With that said, till our next journey together, take care and keep gaining a deeper appreciation for the food ingredients you buy.

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