Healthy Scottish salmon recipes

Salmon is Scotland’s ‘superfood’, easy to cook, nutritious, versatile, and best of all – it’s healthy!

In this blog we share a round-up of our favourite healthy Scottish salmon recipes to get you started on your culinary adventure.

Why athletes love Scottish salmon

For professional athletes, eating well is just as important as training well. Oily fish like salmon, mackerel, and trout are excellent sources of lean protein and omega-3s, which help reduce inflammation that can hamper athletic performance and contribute to chronic conditions like heart disease. Salmon also boasts nutrients that are beneficial for our heart and brain health and as such it is a regular feature in many athletes’ diets – not to mention, it’s delicious too!

In this blog, we’ll explain why Scottish farm-raised salmon should is a key part of any athlete’s diet.

Goodness on a plate: the health benefits of Scottish Salmon

Scottish Salmon is the UK’s favourite fish, outselling cod, tuna, haddock, mackerel and trout – with good reason too! Not only is it packed with flavour, it also packs a punch in terms of nutritional goodness. A new nutritional analysis carried out by the Nutrition Analytical Service at the University of Stirling in April 2021 has found that just a single portion of farmed Scottish Salmon is even healthier than previously thought, providing more than 70% of daily vitamin D needs.

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