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Is salmon roe (ikura) a healty diet?

Is salmon roe (ikura) a healty diet?

Part of, or totally?: Salmon roe can be a part of a well balanced diet-high in salt though. It is not a healthy diet in itself (even with vinegared rice). ...Read more

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Is it bad to eat salmon 5 days outta the week?

Is it bad to eat salmon 5 days outta the week?

No: Salmon is rich in desirable omega 3`s and is an excellent source of protein. It`s a lot healthier than eating red meat 5 times a week. ...Read more

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I was wondering what would happen if i ate uncooked salmon?

I was wondering what would happen if i ate uncooked salmon?

Uncooked salmon: Was is lox (brined salmon)? If yes, you are probably fine. Was it flash frozen sushi ? If yes, you are probably fine. However, eaten fresh uncooked salmon could lead to infection. ...Read more

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A friend told me that no one should eat farmed salmon and that "caught in the wild" is better for ones health. Can this be true (I don't think so)?

A friend told me that no one should eat farmed salmon and that "caught in the wild" is better for ones health. Can this be true (I don't think so)?

Let's think about it: If this were NOT true, somebody would have made it up. And you're right -- this is food fantasy from "natural healing / miracle food" websites. Salmon is salmon. There's an understandable, emotional human tendency to think "closer to nature is better". We'd have much less salmon, and in fact be unable to support 7 billion people, on "natural farming / fishing / gathering." ...Read more

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Can one be allergic to salmon?

Can one be allergic to salmon?

Yes: One can be allergic to almost anything, but especially other organisms. ...Read more

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Is it safe to consume salmon every night?

Is it safe to consume salmon every night?

In general, yes: But it depends on where the fish is from. Stay away from fish from the pacific! because of fukushima, which is still spewing incredibly high amounts of contaminated sea water into the pacific, i would stay away from any seafood from the pacific. But in general, salmon is one of the best and healthiest fish to consume; it is loaded with omega-three fatty acids and other antioxidents. ...Read more

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Can i eat frozen salmon from costco raw (as sashimi)?

Can i eat frozen salmon from costco raw (as sashimi)?

Not advised: Sushi grade fish in general is taken very seriously in terms of processing. Frozen fish that is not marketed as sushi grade may be less well handled and processed. Ask the fish person. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: salmon patch?

What is the definition or description of: salmon patch?

Group of birth marks: Salmon patch is the name given to a group of birth marks in babies which is caused by expansion or dilatation of capillaries if on the face it is called angel kisses and they usually go away by 1to2 years of age on neck or back there are called stork bite which do not go away. ...Read more

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