Iceberg Select™ Mussels are high in protein, low in fat, and are an above average source of heart-healthy Omega-3 fatty acids.
According to the Canada’s Food Guide people should consume 150 grams of cooked fish per week. This should come as no surprise because seafood is beneficial to the health of Canadian at all ages.
Eating seafood also promotes healthy growth in children and can even prevent cardiovascular events from occurring. Not only is Newfoundland’s aquaculture industry providing sustainability to our economy but it’s providing consumers with healthy eating. Mussels can even be known as a power food as they provide a great source of protein and have a higher value of iron and Vitamin B12 than beef.
One serving of mussels provides close to 100% of the daily-recommended intake of zinc, promoting good growth, brain function, and enhanced immunity to guard against flu and colds.
A 75 gram serving of cooked organic mussels provide:
Energy: 129 kCal
Lipids (fat): 3.4g