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Roasted Wild King Salmon for Vitamin D

Rich in Vitamin D, this meal can help build stronger bones.

Standout Beauty Nutrient: 462.37 mg of Vitamin D, or 115.59% RDA.

Beauty Benefits: Vitamin D increases calcium absorption to build stronger bones. It also promotes stronger nails and treats nail disorders.

Bonus Nutrients: Salmon is loaded with omega-3s, the wonder fat that alleviates inflammation throughout your body.

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Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • ¼ cup Leeks – fine dice, white part only
  • ½ teaspoon Fresh Garlic – fine chop
  • 1 Lemon – zest
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Coarse Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh parsley – chopped
  • 4 each / 4 ounce Wild King Salmon Filets – skinless, boneless

Preparation

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In a mixing bowl, combine first seven ingredients. Mix well.
  • Add salmon filets and toss until coated. Fit a wire rack into a rimmed baking sheet.
  • Place salmon on top and bake for about 12-15 minutes or until lightly opaque inside.

Nutrition

(Per serving) Recipe makes four 1-piece servings

Calories: 180           
Sodium: 320mg       
Sugars: 0g                
Cholesterol: 55mg
Saturated Fat: 1.5g 
Fiber: 0g                   
Protein: 24g             
Carbohydrate: 1g

VIDEO: The Link between Vitamin D and Bone Renewal

 

 

Courtesy of Lifestyle 180, Cleveland Clinic. This is a Go! Food, which meets beautifying nutritional criteria.

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