Not only is shellfish delicious but your body will thank you!
The nutrition of shellfish is often overlooked because people are too busy enjoying eating shellfish to worry about the healthy qualities of what they’re eating.
Putting aside all of the famed aphrodisiacal qualities of shellfish for a moment, if you had just one thing to eat from the sea, mussels, clams & oysters would definitely be a great tasting and extremely healthy choice. Shellfish are loaded with essential minerals, protein, vitamins B12 and C, and Omega-3 fatty acids to help keep cholesterol levels in check.Our shellfish are low in fat and calories, like a lean piece of beef or chicken, and as with anything else, it’s how you cook them or what you eat with them that you want to watch if you’re counting calories. Click on the links below to see how beneficial shellfish really are.
Two buttons to charts of of nutritional benefits of shellfish.