Wild Caught Salmon Seafood Nutrition Facts



Wild caught sockeye salmon from Alaska is a prime addition to any meal. Invigorate your taste buds with the fresh, mouth-watering flavor and pleasant texture of this salmon. Beyond these benefits are the nutrition packed into this healthy fish, some of which we will cover below. At The Gypsy Fish Company, we are your source for an array of wild caught salmon that can make your upcoming meals something you, your family, and your guests will look forward to with anticipation, that is, if you don’t surprise them with a special salmon meal instead.


Nutritional Facts for Wild Caught Alaskan Sockeye Salmon

Wild caught salmon (Sockeye salmon) has a rich red flesh that retains its color. It offers a firm texture and distinctive rich flavor. This type of salmon is delicious when roasted grilled, or sautéed. Options for preparing this salmon include seasoning with pepper, salt, and fresh lemon, or adding soy marinate or another type of savory sauce.


Some nutritional facts about sockeye wild caught salmon are as follows:


A 5 oz. Alaskan sockeye fillet (140g) contains:

  • 214 Calories

  • 30.5 g Protein

  • 10 g Fat (omega 3: 1.58 g, omega 6: 0.11 g)

  • 0g Carbohydrate

The vitamins and minerals in sockeye wild caught salmon include:

  • Vitamin B12 – 180% DV

  • Niacin (Vitamin B3) – 55% DV

  • Thiamin (Vitamin B1) – 25% DV

  • Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) – 25% DV

  • Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5) – 15% DV

  • Phosphorus – 35% DV

  • Vitamin B6 – 20% DV

  • Potassium – 15% DV

  • Magnesium – 10% DV

  • Selenium – 60% DV

The vitamin D content of salmon per ounce is over 1000 IU. Vitamin D has been demonstrated to be highly important in the support of cognitive function, the prevention of undesirable inflammation, and reduction of the risk for certain cancers, such as prostate, breast, and colorectal.


The Omega 3s in wild caught salmon alone can help reduce the chance of stroke, sudden death from a heart attack, a first heart attack, and inflammation. It can also maintain normal heart rhythm, improve the pattern of lipids in the blood, improve levels of HDL (good cholesterol), lower blood pressure, enhance blood vessel function, and more.

For more information about the best smoked wild caught salmon on the market today, and how you can get it, give us a call today at 831.297.3060.


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