Which nutrients are present in ikura?

Are you a seafood lover? Or do you want to enjoy your winter by having seafood? Well, seafood has different types of fish that make your winter more enjoyable. You love to eat fish in your dishes that provide great look to your dinner.

In most of the fish salmon is the best ones to eat and it taste different than others.  And in Japanese salmon roe are used as the ikura. It is the pigmented eggs of salmon roe. They used for taste and flavor and reddish-orange in color.  These eggs are used worldwide and are slight transparent in appearance.

This type of ikura is very delicious and have shiny look.  Not only it’s delicious plus it is beneficial for the health and provides numerous advantages. They have the specific type of nutrients present in it which help to carry out various functions of human body.

Do you wondering what are they?

Well, be patience because they provide the diverse ratio of nutrients and functions. The fish itself is nutritional goldmine because it has unusual diet and lifecycle than human.  It helps us in regulating the metabolism and provides strength to the body in growth.  Let’s together find out which nutrients are present and how are they beneficial.

  • Good source of fat

As you know that how much beneficial the fat is for our body and it provide energy and strong body posture. The salmon roe naturally provide different types of fat in it you cannot neglect that salmon roe isn’t good source to eat.  They have four types of fatty acid present at the EPA and DHA in the fish.

  • Omega 3
  • Omega 6
  • Omega 7
  • Omega 9

It helps you to reduce heart-related disease that can be risky but omega fatty acids are essential. They must be added to our diet and help to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Not only this but fatty acid helps to reduce blood fat levels and raise the good cholesterol level in the body.

  • Vitamin E, C, D

Vitamins is the micronutrient and help to perform various activities in the body. The vitamins that are present in the fish is E, C, D. these vitamins act as antioxidant. Vitamin C is a good source of bone development and strength. You should eat salmon eggs because they are helpful. Vitamin E is the source of antioxidant and helps to kill the free radicals that cause aging.


Proteins are the source of energy and provide six grams of proteins from the salmon eggs. These proteins are essential for the body and you should also add up them in your diet.  The amino acid is the building block of protein and provides ATP production that carry out reactions in the body.


Minerals like folate, selenium and other minerals as well. They are the not that necessary but still the part of ikura.


I hope you have an idea about the nutritional composition of ikura and used in your diet.

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