Salmon and Tuna: Healthy and Delicious!

You often hear us talk about the myriad of health benefits associated with our poké bowls. This, of course, has a lot to do with the kinds of ingredients we use. Two of our seafood favorites are none other than salmon and tuna.

Why are salmon and tuna so awesome for your health and tasty to boot? Continue reading to learn more . . .

4 Impressive Health Benefits of Salmon and Tuna

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They’re a great source of Omega-3 fatty acids.

Seafood, sourced from clean fish like salmon and tuna, contains the ever-important Omega-3s that you’ve probably heard about by now. Healthy amino acids are particularly essential to heart health. They also help prevent the onset of cardiovascular disease.

They’re a wonderful way to obtain clean protein.

Many athletes seek to possess strong hearts as well as larger muscles and better performance. The protein you get from fresh salmon and tuna poké bowls can make all the difference in packing on muscle and becoming stronger.

Fish consumption improves brain function.

Consuming fish can help cognition, thereby making you smarter. Recall the first point about Omega-3s. It’s those types of healthy fats that greatly facilitate neurological function. Even the Three Stooges knew of the causal mechanism between consuming seafood and thinking better.

They contain an important mineral known as Selenium.

Selenium is a great substance, found in fish, that bolsters your bone health as well as reduces the risk of several types of cancer. It even helps you filter out any residual heavy metals you may have stuck in your digestive tract.

Of course, we would be remiss if we forgot to mention the ways you can enjoy poké bowls made with salmon and tuna. If you glance at our nutrition section, you’ll see there are no less than 12 poké bowl combinations featuring either one or the other. Depending on whether you enjoy spicy or traditional tuna, there are many ways to mix and match different types of rice or spring mix with the delicious seafood component.

Don’t forget to add as much Wasabi or Jamaican Cream as you like too. We have several ways to season your poké bowl any way you want.

Island Fin Poké Downers Grove is happy to elaborate on all the excellent health benefits of including seafood in your diet. Our convenient poké bowls are a terrific way to do this without breaking the bank or losing inordinate amounts of time cooking it yourself. If you want to learn more about salmon, tuna, or anything else on our menu, feel free to contact us by calling (630) 324-6110.