Keto Friendly Salmon Lox
Salmon lox are usually made from the highest quality sockeye salmon. The salmon is first cured and slow smoked to perfection. This may surprise you when looking at the ingredients panel that many of the salmon lox found in the market today contain sugar. Sugar is generally added to many of today’s foods to enhance the flavor profile making the products more likely to be consumed.
We decided to be a little different with our salmon lox, firstly our lox are made with only premium Wild Canadian Sockeye Salmon and secondly we have made the decision to make a healthier lox by electing to remove the sugar.
Reasons to Remove The Sugar
- Can be a leading cause of weight gain – If you are maintaining or watching your weight, sugar is one of the main culprits of extra calories hidden in food product you may not expect.
- Increase Risk of Heart Disease – Sugar has long been linked to obesity and in turn heart disease. Added sugars in products especially in soft drink products and juices are the biggest culprits, but its also best to keep away from added sugars where not required
These are just a few of the reasons to remove or reduce the consumption of sugar, as for dietary reasons the Keto Diet has become one of the most popular diets over the past century. The Keto Diet has been linked to a number of health benefits including significant weight loss, increased energy, reduced body fat and increased brain function. The basic idea behind the keto diet is to reduce sugars and carbohydrates while replacing them with a source of good healthy fats which include coconut, nuts , avocado and salmon.
The fish at Jet Set Sam is not only delicious but also fully supports a keto diet because of the removal of sugar making Keto Friendly Salmon Lox. These lox are made with 0 grams of sugar and have 0 grams of carbohydrates making them a go to for anyone starting on the ketogenic diet.