Fish, crustaceans, molluscs and crustaceans after fruit, olive oil, vegetables and cereals are in the base of the Mediterranean diet.
In less consumption are the dairy and poultry products forming the top of the pyramid red meat and pastries.
This is the pyramid forming the medteranean diet. The specific nutritional composition of the Mediterranean diet results in both low in saturated fat and cholesterol and also high in carbohydrates and fiber.
Mussels, oysters, octopus, shrimp, lobster and fish are common food in Mediterranean diet, cooked in different ways and are nutritious and delicious choice for the whole family.
Animal organisms is rich in vitamins, such as A, vitamin B complex (eg B1, B2, B3, niacin), C and D, which are essential for the proper functioning and development of the nervous system and the basic metabolic procedures.
Mussels are important source of antioxidants, vitamins and noble proteins with low content of fat and lipids .
Also, it is recognized the digestive and stimulant properties, mainly because of the quantity of alkaline salts they contain.
See the detailed nutritional table of mussels and learn the benefits of eating mussels for your body and health:
|| STEAMED MUSSELS / 100gr
|OMEGA 3 FAT