Should children eat solids with salmon?

Should children eat solids with salmon?

Although salmon has high nutritional value, if raised in an unsanitary environment, it may be contaminated with heavy metals, such as mercury, arsenic …

Eating this fish for long periods of time can lead to contamination with heavy metals, which accumulate to a degree that will cause health problems for the child.

Therefore, parents should only feed their children salmon weaning 3 to 4 times a week, combined with other foods to supplement a variety of nutrients for children.

Salmon is healthy but orange-red meat, so is it red or white meat, what should weaning children pay attention to when tolerant of food?


Fish, including salmon, are classified as white meat.

Salmon has a yellow-orange color because it contains small amounts of myoglobin, the characteristic red color is caused by a carotenoic pigment called astaxanthin.

This astaxanthin can be naturally or artificially synthesized by the food used to feed the fish.

Salmon has a higher nutritional value than other fish, providing a significant amount of protein, from 20g to 22 grams / 100 grams of fish, equivalent to the amount of protein in beef and chicken.

Food also provides vitamin A, vitamin D, especially omega 3 and a full range of essential amino acids that the body does not synthesize on its own.

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