Salmon per FishSalmon is an excellent source of vitamin B12, vitamin D, and selenium.
It is a good source of niacin, omega-3 fatty acids, protein, phosphorus, and vitamin B6.
It is also a good source of choline, pantothenic acid, biotin, and potassium.
One fascinating new area of health benefits involves the protein and amino acid content of salmon. Several recent studies have found that salmon contains small bioactive protein molecules (called bioactive peptides) that may provide special support for joint cartilage, insulin effectiveness, and control of inflammation in the digestive tract.