Trout And Potato Salad: A Low-calorie Lunch


You may have read in some of our previous post that potatoes are low in fat and calories.Well so is the trout. Fish can also be good for your eyes and have a few other beneficial effects on your health.

Like you the title says, today we’ll be talking about the benefits of trout and potato salad. In order to prepare this lunch, you slice the trout in half and bake it. As for the potato salad, it’s made up of vinegar, baked potatoes, sliced onions, oil, and salt.

Benefit of Trout

  • Low in fat;
  • Low in contaminants;
  • Rich in protein;
  • Rich in omega-3 fatty acids;

Baked trout contains almost 981 milligrams of the omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentanoic acid and docosahexanoic acid. This surpasses the daily amount recommended by the Seafood Watch, which is 250 milligrams per day. Also, it fulfills the daily recommendation of 300 to 500 milligrams of a combination of eicosapentanoic acid and docosahexanoic acid, by the World Health Organization. By practicing a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids there is a decreased risk of cardiovascular disease, hypertension, high blood cholesterol and certain types of cancer. As well as helping with the prevention of neurological disorders like dementia, depression, bipolar disorder and Alzheimer’s disease.

 Farmed trout is low in mercury and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).It has less than 11 parts per billion(ppb) of PCBs and less than 216 parts per billion(ppb) of mercury in each serving, which makes it safe for consumption by children and pregnant or nursing women twice a week. Having high levels of mercury and PCBs could possibly cause fatigue, kidney damage, neurological disorders and brain damage, especially in small children and developing fetuses. 

Benefits of Potato Salad

First of all, it is very important to say that you shouldn’t put mayonnaise in it. As for its benefits, it’s enough to know the benefits of its ingredients. Click the link for the benefits of onions:

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You can find the benefits of baked potatoes in the following article:

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The health benefits of vinegar are:

  • Relieves symptoms of acid reflux;
  • Reduces blood pressure;
  • Improves skin health;
  • Lowers cholesterol;
  • Helps with weight loss;
  • Regulates blood sugar levels;




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