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Is salmon safe for babies?
Last Updated: 6th April, 2020
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Simply so, can I give my baby salmon?
Happily, salmon is packed with the stuff. Aim to feed your baby salmon at least once a week. Mash some cooked, flaked fish into a puree, or bread it and bake it for salmon nuggets—a delicious finger food for older babies.
Subsequently, question is, what is the best fish for babies to eat? The best seafood choices for kids:
- Tuna. "Light" is best.
- More good choices. Salmon, trout and herring are considered low in mercury and high in brain-boosting DHA.
- Choices to avoid. It is best to avoid fish that are more likely to be high in mercury, including:
- Future generations of fish-eaters.
Likewise, what age can babies eat fish?
Is salmon good for toddlers?
There's good reason to add healthy fish to your toddler's plate. Fish is low in saturated fat and high in protein, vitamin D, and many of the B vitamins. What's more, fatty fish (like salmon and mackerel) is chock-full of omega-3 essential fatty acids, which boost brainpower.