Bone density and body mass index are the vital parameters to be regulated in order to prevent arthritis. Salmon is rich in calcium content and helps in calcium replacement in bones enabling to stay away from arthritis and osteoporosis. The omega-3 fatty acids in salmon helps in combating pain and inflammation of joints. Apart from exposure to sunlight, vitamin D is also rich in Salmon. The vitamin D in salmon increases bone density and helps in preventing not only arthritis but also osteomalacia and rickets. Salmon also improves cardiovascular health by lowering blood pressure and reducing the incidence of blood clot. Hence, hemiplegia or stroke either due to ischemia over the coronary artery or arterial rupture due high blood pressure is prevented.
As the sea is rich in toxic minerals such as mercury, lead, zinc, the salmon fish is preferred as it has paltry to no toxic content for the reason that salmon shoals are abundant where the fresh cold ocean currents and warm equatorial ocean currents meet. Salmon is of high calorie and helps to lose weight and turn slim. Avoid having salmon along with additives, fresh salmon is advisable thought it is expensive in order to attain desired health benefits.