01 Dec Lobster tail
Lobster tail is not only lower in fat and calories than pork, beef, and chicken, but it is rich in Omega-3 fatty acids. By adding omega-3 fatty acid into one’s daily diet, it will lower your risk of heart disease. There are many different species of lobsters; they come in a variety of sizes, colour and weights. Classic lobsters have the large, meat claws. These are called the American or European clawed Lobster. The warm water lobsters are called Spiny Lobster; they usually come from Florida, Hawaii or the southern California areas.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, there are 90 calories in 100 grams of lobster meat. Putting lobster tail with steamed vegetables would be a good low-calorie meal for those who are looking to stay healthy.
Lobster tail meat has only 1 gramme of fat in a serving of 100 grammes of lobster. There are no saturated or trans fats, which makes this a healthy choice if you are watching your fat intake.
The sodium in the lobster tail is 296 mg. in the serving of 100 grammes. As everyone is trying to eat less sodium in their daily diets, lobster is a good source of healthy nutrition without the high sodium content.
Lobster contains 19 grammes of protein in a 100-gramme serving. According to Georgetown University, Protein is needed for building and repairing the bodyâ€™s tissues. Protein is vital to an athlete to increase muscle mass and give energy.
Along with the entire nutrients above, lobster tail contains high levels of Vitamins A, an important antioxidant, and B vitamins, which are necessary for metabolism. There are also sources of potassium, zinc, iron and magnesium, essential minerals.
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