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Avocado salmon salad burger

Avocado salmon salad burger

Avocado salmon salad burger

This Avocado salmon salad ‘burger’ looks great and is a novel way of eating a salmon and avocado salad. Plus it is low carb, and full of protein and makes for a healthy lunch.

Avocado salmon salad burger

Eggs and tuna will provide your body with iodine needed for healthy thyroid function and metabolism. 

Ashleigh Feltham (MNutrDiet)

A burger like this does not need to be a sometimes food. Did you know that avocado has more potassium than a banana? Potassium is a mineral which helps to keep your blood pressure in the healthy range. Avocado is also a good source of healthy monounsaturated fat. Monounsaturated fat helps to keep your cholesterol balanced and more towards the ‘healthy’ HDL cholesterol and less ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol and triglycerides.

Even better news is Safcol salmon which will help your cholesterol being rich in heart-healthy omega-3 fat. Omega 3 fat is an essential fat needed for your brain and heart to function optimally. It is also an anti-inflammatory fat which may help reduce the symptoms associated with rheumatoid arthritis. Salmon is also a good source of protein and vitamins and minerals. Some highlights are B12 and choline, needed for normal central nervous system function and vitamin D for a strong immune system. Finally, iodine and selenium to help your thyroid work optimally.

Cream cheese is full of calcium which helps strengthen your bones and teeth. Calcium also plays other roles like helping the muscles in your body contract normally. Sesame seeds are a good plant source of calcium too but also add B vitamins and fibre for a healthy gut.

The range of vegetables adds more fibre and potassium to the burger. The vegetables each have their own unique antioxidants which help fight off free radicals, which can cause damage and disease to the cells of your body. Lemon is a good source of vitamin C which keeps your immune system working optimally and helps make collagen needed for strong ligaments, tendons, and youthful-looking skin. Tomato is full of the antioxidant lycopene which helps keep your heart working well and may protect your body against some cancers. Red onion will help your immune system further because it contains the antioxidant quercetin. The salad leaves contain many vitamins like vitamin K to help your blood clot normally, vitamin A for a healthy working immune system and support of your eyesight. Folate, which is needed to help protect and repair your DNA, is also present within the leafy greens. This burger can feature more than sometimes in your week with these many health benefits.

Nutrition

Nutritional Information 
Serving Size350g
Average qty per serveAverage qty per 100g
Energy1930kJ552kJ
Protein17.2g4.9g
Fat, total
- saturated
39.0g
11.2g
11.2g
3.2g
Carbohydrate
-sugars
7.1g
6.1g
2.0g
1.7g
Sodium1230mg351mg
This nutritional information has been created using the foodstandards.gov.au online tool. While every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, it should be considered a guide only.


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