Four ounces of cooked plain Atlantic salmon has 232 calories. The fillet has 24 grams of protein and 12 grams of fat. Saturated fat accounts for 4 grams.
Four ounces of plain salmon has 68 grams of sodium and 72 grams of cholesterol. The fish provides about one-quarter of an individual's Percent Daily Value for thiamin and almost 45 percent for niacin. Both are B vitamins. Salmon also contains over one-third of the Percent Daily Value for B6 and over one-half for B12.
People who eat salmon also take in significant amounts of minerals such as phosphorus, which works in conjunction with B vitamins, and selenium, needed for reproductive and metabolic functions.