Nutritional Facts: Know the Difference Between Bluehouse Salmon and Wild Salmon

May 3 2021

Salmon is prized for its array of health benefits. It’s heart-healthy, full of essential nutrients and promotes healthy skin. However, not all salmon are created equal. What is the difference between salmon raised in our land-based Bluehouse and wild salmon? We’re breaking it down. 

In our Bluehouse, salmon are provided with the ideal environment to grow healthy while letting our oceans thrive. Wild salmon is caught in oceans, rivers and lakes. Because of these vastly different environments the nutritional value of the fish can be different. 

While Bluehouse Salmon is slightly higher in saturated fats than wild salmon, Bluehouse Salmon has more Omega 3 Fatty-Acids and protein. Bluehouse salmon is also much lower in mercury content.

Now onto some hard facts:  

-Bluehouse Salmon has 17.95 grams of protein per 3 ounces, while wild salmon has 17.22 grams of protein per 3 ounces. 

-Bluehouse Salmon has 1.71 grams of Omega 3 Fatty-Acids per 3 ounces, while wild salmon has 1.08 grams of Omega 3 Fatty-Acids per 3 ounces. 

-Bluehouse Salmon has 0.42 micrograms of mercury per 3 ounces, while wild salmon has 5.44 micrograms of mercury per 3 ounces.

-Bluehouse Salmon has 1.96 grams of saturated fat per 3 ounces, while wild salmon has 1.59 grams of saturated fat per 3 ounces. 

We at Bluehouse Salmon are proud to be innovating the sustainable seafood industry, and proud to be offering a product of high nutritional value. Next time you’re choosing from your seafood counter be sure to make the all-around good choice. Bluehouse Salmon is good for your health, the environment, and it’s USA-raised. 

Make sure to follow us on Instagram and Facebook at @BluehouseSalmon. 

Data courtesy of U.S. Department of Agriculture. 

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