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1.5g net

1.6g

5.8g

55 kcal

From the Keto CookBook by Dr Kiki Lackenby

Salmon and Rocket Salad

Ingredients for Salad:




  • ¼ cup lettuce
  • ¼ cup spinach

  • ¼ cup rocket / arugula 
  • A sprinkle of pepper 
  • 1 slice smoked salmon
  • ½ cup sugar



Macros:



  • Carbohydrates - 1.5 grams net

  • Fats
 - 1.6 grams
  • Protein - 5.8 grams
  • Calories - 55 calories

This salad is great if you are in a rush but want something delicious, healthy and keto diet friendly. If you have any remaining green leaves and salmon you can throw them together. 

Lettuce, Spinach and Arugula/ Rocket are not only Keto Diet Friendly, they are packed full of vitamins and anti-oxidants.
Smoked Salmon is a great source of protein and omega fish oils.
  
Lettuce - High levels of Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Folate (in particular romaine lettuce). 
Spinach - High levels of Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Folate, Manganese, Magnesium, Iron, Copper, Calcium, Potassium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E, Vitamin C, Potassium, Phosphorus. 
Arugula / Rocket - High levels of Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Folate, Manganese, Vitamin C, Magnesium, Calcium, Iron 
Salmon - High Levels of Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, Omega 3 fatty Acids (eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)), Selenium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Iodine, Pantothenic Acid, Biotin.

Antioxidants
They are molecules that fight damage caused by free radicals. Free radicals are unstable molecules that react with other structures such as cells or DNA and cause damage to them. Antioxidant levels in salmon are high, suggesting benefits against oxidative damage in the body. Astaxanthin is an antioxidant generally present in krill oil but not fish. It is a colorful carotenoid antioxidant is responsible for the red color observed in salmon meat, cooked shellfish, and certain krill oil supplements. Astaxanthin lowers the risk of heart disease by reducing oxidation of LDL (the "bad") cholesterol and increasing HDL (the "good") cholesterol. Astaxanthin is thought to work with salmon's omega-3 fatty acids to protect the brain and nervous system from inflammation. 

Antioxidants in lettuce are vitamin C and Beta carotene. 
 

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