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New Zealand King Salmon is packed full of nutrients including highly beneficial Omega 3, as well as being high in protein and an excellent source of selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12 and Vitamin D.

King Salmon has one of the highest natural oil contents of all salmon varieties, making it a quality source of Omega 3s. One serving of King Salmon, raw (110g/3.9oz) provides 2500mg of EPA and DHA omega-3 fats which are essential for good health.

A nutritional analysis looking at the minerals and vitamins in New Zealand’s King Salmon is summarised below, and represents a serving size of 150g (5.3oz) of raw King Salmon product.

 

 

Component Units per 150g King Salmon (Raw) Dietary Reference Intake Upper Limit Percentage of RDI Percentage of Upper Limit
Water g 86.9        
Energy kJ 1735.5 8400   20.7  
Protein g 27.2 56   48.5  
Fat g 34.7 40   86.6  
Carbohydrate g 0        
Calcium mg 13.4 1300 2500 1.0 0.5
Copper mg 0.05 0.9 10 5.0 0.5
Iodide microg 7.1 150 1100 4.7 0.6
Iron mg 0.3 18 45 1.9  
Magnesium mg 39.8 420   9.5  
Manganese microg   2300 11000    
Phosphorous mg 357.0 700 4000 51.0 8.9
Potassium mg 562.5        
Selenium microg 34.5 55 400 62.7 8.6
Sodium mg 41.7   2300   1.8
Zinc mg 0.5 11 400 4.1 0.1
Total Vitamin A microg 92.6 900 3000 10.3 3.1
Thiamin mg 0.23 1.2 ND    
Riboflavin mg 0.2 1.3 ND    
Niacin equivalents mg 10.2 16 35 63.8 29.1
Vitamin B6 mg 0.71 1.7 100 41.5 0.7
Vitamin B12 microg 2.0 2.4 ND 81.3  
Vitamin C mg 4.5 90 2000 5.0 0.2
Vitamin D3 microg 30.2 15 50 201.0 60.3
Vitamin E mg 5.4 15 1000 36.0 0.5
Cholesterol mg 72        
Saturated Fatty Acids g 9        
Monounsat. Fatty Acids g 14.3        
Polyunsat. Fatty Acids g 9.2 1.6   571.9  

 

 

*Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables http://www.foodcomposition.co.nz/concise-tables 

 

Further Reading

 

http://www.omega-3centre.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=126:sources&catid=31:getting-enough-omega-3s&Itemid=124