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by 0 · about 5 hours ago

I was looking to buy some frozen wild sockeye from Trader Joe's which is always Alaskan. However, the ones I saw today are labeled "Wild" but they are now imported from Russia. WTF?I've never even heard of Russian sockeye. Tried to Google it and... (more)

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stevenhok 0 · August 12, 2014 at 3:25 PM

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by 598 · about 5 hours ago

I dig a good can of salmon or sardines. A lot of them seem to be low fat though (whether they call themselves that or not) and we are obviously not looking for that. I'd also prefer that they not be canned in oil, even olive oil, because... (more)

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neveraworsename 0 · November 09, 2013 at 8:57 PM

Trader Joe's Yellowfin tuna is my absolute favorite. It's a little on the expensive side, but you can find it packaged in extra virgin olive oil. Because of how TJ's handles things, however, you have to make sure that they don't have it one week... (more)

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by -2 · about 5 hours ago

I'm trying to discover the source of my gas. Literally the minute I start eating my usual canned salmon (which is wild-caught, no BPA by the way) I start having gas. It can't be from something I've eaten earlier in the day or yesterday because it... (more)

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Rich_16 0 · September 01, 2013 at 7:22 PM

I found canned fish that has been packed with soy bean oil gives me bad fits. I isolated it for a while and when I brought it back so did the gas.

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by 55 · about 5 hours ago

I live in the Redmond/Bellevue area in Washington, USA. I usually buy all my meat and seafood in WholeFoods. At WholeFoods wild-caught king salmon is sold @$24.99/lb whereas in QFC it is sold at @12.99/lb. Wild-caught True cod at WholeFoods is... (more)

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Sabertooth 0 · August 13, 2013 at 5:10 PM

Although I do not know QFC, it seems there is not much chance they are misrepresenting wild fish as farm-raised. You can always chat with the fishmongers/fish counter workers, though, and inquire into their source locations, how long the fish on... (more)

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by 0 · about 5 hours ago

Have you tried the salmon burger made with wild caught salmon? It has nothing that is non Paleo. I'm super excited to try it and wanted to share this item with others.I'm new to paleo, 3 days old, but a firm believer that all the grains, and... (more)

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Renee_2 0 · August 10, 2013 at 2:04 AM

Congrats on making this commitment! Sounds like you're off to a good start. I expect different Whole Foods stores sell different salmon burgers, but you're eating this one, it's not Paleo. Canola oil is a grain oil. ... (more)

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by 35 · about 5 hours ago

Why is the fat content of canned salmon like 1%... and the salmon fillets are like 30%... :(

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CelticCaveGirl 0 · June 19, 2013 at 8:56 PM

A lot of canned salmon is wild caught. Farmed salmon are MUCH fattier than wild. The canned salmon I buy certainly isn't 1% fat, though...

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by 633 · about 6 hours ago

Which is better? I live in ireland and the salmon in the supermarkets here is almost invariably farmed, with the exception of really expensive stuff. However, I recently came across Donegal Catch Frozen Atlantic Salmon. It comes in a cardboard... (more)

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Pecan 0 · March 01, 2013 at 9:28 PM

Hi. I live in Ireland too. As I understand it, farmed salmon is to be avoided at all costs. Even if it's organic, it could be fed grains which will mess up the fish's o6/o3 balance. I've seen people on paleo forums say there's nothing wrong with... (more)

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by 1232 · about 6 hours ago

I had some wild smoked salmon for the first time recently. It's quite nice and I would happily eat it regularly instead of fried salmon. For some reason I thought that it was healthier (more on the "raw" side?). Then I came across this article:... (more)

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Hemming 0 · February 15, 2013 at 3:21 PM

On the other hand, Sisson had this post on smoked salmon not that long ago. I haven't studied this subject in great detail. I would suspect this is highly dependent on the salmon, handling, curing, smoking etc. There are a lot of variables to take... (more)

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by 813 · about 6 hours ago

Are they in the red meaty area or in the brown meat near the skin? Maybe their all in the eyes or something and it's all a big scam!? (Just kidding) But I always like to take time and focus on what I am eating. This is just one of the things I... (more)

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Eric_12 0 · January 15, 2013 at 10:56 PM

The Omega 3 is in the fat of the fish. The skin can be high in Omega 3 as well as the meat. When you cook a Copper River Salmon on the grill you will see the fat rise to the top. Other types of salmon as well. However Copper River Salmon has... (more)

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by 221 · about 6 hours ago

How can I get more omega 3 fatty acids in my diet without spending tons of money? I would like to eat the fish instead of supplements. The wild caught salmon at my local grocery stores are very expensive, 13$ for 12oz of wild sockeye salmon. Is... (more)

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jake_16 0 · January 12, 2013 at 12:33 AM

sardines, herring and mackerel in cans are cheap and tasty.

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by 825 · about 6 hours ago

i bought some "responsibly farmed" salmon from the store and was wondering if there's any difference in the levels of pcb and other toxins. do you eat it?

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Alex 0 · January 11, 2013 at 6:06 PM

As I understand it, most salmon served in sushi restaurants is farmed, and sushi/sashimi is the only way I eat salmon, so yes, in all liklihood I do eat farmed salmon.

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by 1232 · about 6 hours ago

I've spent the past few months following an as-paleo-as-possible vegan diet (see my thread here). I'm thinking of introducing fish into my diet as I have less aversion to that than other kinds of meat and it seems to have the health benefits I... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · January 05, 2013 at 12:10 PM

What are the best kinds of fish to get? Wild salmon, wild sardines (canned), smelt (eat the whole fish, with heads and guts, fried), cod, rockfish. One thing that people forget to suggest around here, that is possibly MORE important than... (more)

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by 1042 · about 6 hours ago

I love raw fish. In fact, I prefer raw fish over cooked fish any day. Yesterday, my roommate said she thought that in order to eat salmon or any other fish raw, the fish has to be "sushi grade." Is there any truth to this statement? And if this is... (more)

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CD 0 · December 10, 2012 at 7:58 PM

Smoked Salmon is of course safe to eat -- but it's not "raw", it's been smoked. (note: even cold smoked salmon, while not cooked, is not considered raw in the culinary sense) Certifying fish as sushi grade just means that it has gone through a... (more)

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by 213 · about 6 hours ago

Which online shops give the best deals on bulk frozen fish? I think I'm looking for a fish wholesaler. Maybe if a bunch of people living around a certain location could group their order as groupon does, we could convince a company to give us... (more)

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Kitzu 0 · December 02, 2012 at 12:30 AM

http://www.lummiislandwild.com/ Wild caught salmon trucked frozen to your location, there is a minimum purchase order so you may need to set up a buying club for your area if there is not one already. I found the quality to be great and the price... (more)

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by 310 · about 6 hours ago

The lunch that I usually make for school most days (not all) is half a can of bumblebee's wild alaskan salmon, plus chopped pickles, celery, onions, and homemade mayo if I have any on hand. Otherwise I use pickle juice. I mostly make this because... (more)

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jake3_14 0 · October 06, 2012 at 6:46 PM

If you're worried about getting enough O-3 fats in your diet, track your food for a week in one of the online tracking tools. I use cron-o-meter because of the real-time graph displays, including O6 and O3 fats (I'm trying to keep the ratio to... (more)

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by 47 · about 6 hours ago

Which one is better in terms of omega 3, toxins, nutrients, price? Wild Alaskan Keta salmon canned with bpa or wild Alaskan Pollock preserved with salt

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Pecan 0 · March 02, 2013 at 12:28 PM

Pollock and white fish in general are low in fat and omega-3. The canned salmon would be higher in omega-3. However both contain unique nutrients. I would go for the pollock personally, just 'cause I like fresh fish and (like the other person... (more)

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by 5 · about 6 hours ago

I can't find salmon jerky at any health food store or online that doesn't have ANY form of sweetener added, as well a wheat/soy. It also needs to be gluten free. I'm just looking for salmon - salt - spices. Does anyone know of a brand that sells... (more)

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Dan_29 0 · September 26, 2012 at 9:48 PM

I searched high and low for exactly what you are looking for, and ...eventually I found it!!! http://fishbrothers.com/www.fishbrothers.com/Salmon_Jerky.html (more)

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by 496 · about 6 hours ago

hi guys, what do you think of frozen pink salmon? anything bad i should know of? here are the links, do you think they are all wild Alaskan as there was reports of 'fake' wild Alaskan salmon that was farmed which was in the news and was also... (more)

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Michelle_22 0 · October 05, 2012 at 3:43 PM

In adding to AmandaLP's thought, I had a friend who worked for a wild salmon fishery in Alaska several years ago, and while he goes absolutely nuts for good salmon, he won't touch what makes it down here in Texas. He pointed out that pink salmon,... (more)

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by 432 · about 6 hours ago

I don't get much sun on my skin and won't use artificial bulbs. Also, I'd rather not use a supplement. I'm looking for exceptional food sources of vitamin-D, such as 50-100% in a single serving. (Cod liver oil, although it may qualify as a food... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · August 09, 2012 at 3:03 AM

Personally, I would not want to eat as much fish as I would need in order maintain a good blood level of D3. The risk of mercury toxicity is too high in this day & age, IMO. For example, I personally need 6,000 IUs/day from sun and/or... (more)

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by 396 · about 6 hours ago

So, I've 15oz of canned wild pink salmon. I'm looking for some creative eating ideas. Preferably things I could take to work and eat during break. If it travels, that's a bonus. Right now I was just thinking of taking a half can of the salmon... (more)

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MathGirl72 0 · September 07, 2013 at 12:44 AM

Mix it with mashed avocado, salt, pepper, garlic, and green onion. Eat with celery sticks. I don't particularly care for salmon, but I have to portion this out for myself or I will go crazy.

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by 1876 · about 6 hours ago

I am trying to incorporate more fish into my diet. I know that wild caught is best, but upon researching farm raised salmon, I found that they feed them pellets with red yeast to give the meat that classic pink salmon color. What do paleo... (more)

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Christopher_Gagnon 0 · May 25, 2012 at 2:51 PM

See this previous Paleohacks discussion for the many other reasons to avoid farmed salmon--which seem much more important to me than the use of colorants: Is farm raised salmon really that bad? Your question seems to ask only about the use of... (more)

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by 788 · about 6 hours ago

I was hit with this idea while eating some of my canned salmon today. I usually open the can and pour out the water in order to eat the fish. Now that I think about it if this is the same water the fish was cooked in and it contains bones (mine... (more)

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Sam_7 0 · May 02, 2012 at 1:12 PM

Some of it is, and some of it isn't. There are several fish brands that advertise their tuna as packaged in "natural spring water." I believe the big ones (i.e. bumble bee, starkist, etc) do this. Then there are some, like Wild Planet, where... (more)

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by 10 · about 6 hours ago

Can anyone disclose, to me, the cooking process a cannery uses in the making of their canned salmon?

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thhq 0 · April 25, 2012 at 1:45 PM

When I was a kid I toured a big commercial tuna cannery at the mouth of the Columbia, long since closed. The gutted fish were cooked in an oven with open racks which allowed the oil to drain off. The cooked fish was hand packed into cans bones and... (more)

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by 322 · about 6 hours ago

I usually use canned wild pink salmon with oatmeal as a filler... Since oatmeal is out, any other ideas? TIA.

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twochickadeez 0 · April 02, 2012 at 10:07 PM

http://www.theprudentwife.com/fabulous-food/main-dish/seafood/775-simple-paleo-primal-salmon-patties here you go....looks like she used coconut flour (more)

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by 326 · about 6 hours ago

So, I've been trying to integrate more fish into my diet. My local Aldi carries frozen salmon fillets marketed as "Wild Caught Pacific Salmon." However, I've heard that some "wild caught" fish are actually farm raised and passed off as the real... (more)

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jj_2 0 · February 16, 2012 at 11:23 PM

If it says wild caught, it should be wild caught. Salmon can be caught of the pacific coast of Canada and some parts of Washington state. Those would be wild caught pacific salmon, even if not from Alaska. There's a few varieties of wild... (more)

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