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Snail (raw) review: 44 facts and highlights

1. more lipids per 100g

Lipids are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. They provide energy and also play a key role in the production of hormones and cell membranes, as well as in the absorption of nutrients and fat-soluble vitamins.
1.4g
Red Caviar: 17.9g

2. higher water content per 100g

Foods with high water content help you stay hydrated. Water also helps transporting nutrients and oxygen throughout the body.
79.2g
Pink Salmon (canned, unsalted): 703g

3. more proteins per 100g

Proteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.
16.1g
Tilapia (raw): 208g

4. more ash per 100g

The ash content refers to the total amount of minerals contained (potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium).
1.3g
European Anchovy (canned in oil, drained): 11.1g

5. smaller amount of sugars per 100g

The total amount of sugars, including glucose, fructose, galactose, sucrose, lactose, maltose, and trehalose. A sugar-heavy diet can cause metabolic dysfunctions.
0g
Yellowfin Tuna (raw): 0g

6. more phosphorus per 100g

Phosphorus is the second most abundant mineral found in the human body, after calcium. It helps cellular reproduction and contributes to the growth and repair of tissues.
272mg
Atlantic Sardine (canned in oil, drained, with bones): 490mg

7. more zinc per 100g

Zinc plays an important part in cell division and in strengthening the immune system.
1mg
Eastern Oyster (canned): 90.95mg

8. more vitamin A (IU) per 100g

Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin that comes in various forms. It is primarily important in maintaining healthy vision and the development of bones, soft tissues and skin. IU (International Units) is the unit of measurement that almost all food labels use.
100IU
Bluefin Tuna (raw): 2183IU

9. more food energy (kJ) per 100g

The amount of food energy in kiloJoules (kJ) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 7,500 kJ (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).
377kJ
Red Caviar: 1105kJ

10. more calcium content per 100g

Calcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg per day.
10mg
Atlantic Sardine (canned in oil, drained, with bones): 382mg

11. more iron content per 100g

Iron is found in hemoglobin, which represents approximately 2 thirds of the body’s iron reserve.
3.5mg
Red Caviar: 11.88mg

12. more magnesium per 100g

Magnesium is an important mineral for bone development and helps the proper functioning of various metabolic processes, like activating the enzymes that help in energy production.
250mg
Red Caviar: 300mg

13. less cholesterol per 100g

Cholesterol is a lipid essential for producing hormones and takes two forms: LDL, or bad cholesterol, and HDL, good cholesterol. LDL (low-density lipoprotein) contributes to plaque, which can clog arteries and increases the risk of strokes and heart attacks. HDL (high-density lipoprotein) removes LDL from the arteries and carries it to the liver to be broken down.
50mg
Light Tuna (canned in oil, unsalted, drained): 18mg

14. more potassium per 100g

Potassium is a mineral that helps muscles contract, regulates the fluid balance in the body, helps maintain a normal blood pressure and kidney health.
382mg
European Anchovy (canned in oil, drained): 544mg

15. more sodium per 100g

Sodium helps regulate the water level in the cells, especially in the kidneys. The amount of sodium consumed also influences blood pressure.
70mg
European Anchovy (canned in oil, drained): 3668mg

16. more carbohydrates per 100g

Carbohydrates are composed of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen, and are divided in 4 groups: oligosaccharides (glycose), monosaccharides and disaccharides which are sugars and serve as a quick source of energy, while polysaccharides, like starches serve for storing energy.
2g
Whelk (raw): 7.76g

17. more copper per 100g

Copper is an essential trace mineral that helps in the formation of collagen and elastin, which are essential for tissue and bone integrity.
400mg
Eastern Oyster (raw): 738mg

18. more selenium per 100g

Selenium is an important mineral with antioxidant properties. It helps the body's detoxification system and strengthens the immune system.
27.4µg
Yellowfin Tuna (raw): 90.6µg

19. more vitamin C per 100g

Also known as ascorbic acid and L-ascorbic acid, vitamin C helps strengthen the immune system and is commonly used to prevent viral infectious diseases.
0mg
Pacific Oyster (raw): 8mg

20. more thiamin per 100g

Thiamin (vitamin B1) assists the body's cells change carbohydrates into energy. It is commonly found in grain-based foods like bread and cereals.
10mg
Florida Pompano (raw): 560mg

21. more riboflavin per 100g

Ribolflavin (vitamin B2) is one of the most important vitamins from the B complex series. It is necessary for breaking down carbohydrates and for processing amino acids and fats.
120mg
Red Caviar: 620mg

22. more niacin per 100g

Niacin or vitamin B3 aids the body by lowering cholesterol and triglycerides (fat). Like other vitamins from the B complex series, it also helps convert carbohydrates into glucose.
1.4mg
Wild Eastern Oyster (raw): 925mg

23. more food energy (kcal) per 100g

The amount of food energy in kilocalories (kcal) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 1,800 kcal (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).
90kcal
Red Caviar: 264kcal

24. more folate content per 100g

Folate (vitamin B9), a natural form of folic acid, helps maintain proper brain function. It is crucial during infancy, adolescence and pregnancy, as it helps in the production of genetic material, and is important in the development of cells and tissues.
6µg
Red Caviar: 50µg

25. more folic acid per 100g

Folic acid is a synthetic form of folate (vitamin B9). It plays an important role in maintaining proper brain function. Folic acid is crucial during infancy, adolescence and pregnancy as it helps in the production of genetic material and is important in the development of cells and tissues.
0µg
Yellowfin Tuna (raw): 0µg

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