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Taste Profile

It has sweet taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Shellfish can be eaten boiled and steamed.
  2. It can also be served as fried snack.


Shellfish is edible seafood that has a hard shell around them. It has various species such as crustacean, mollusk.

Health benefits

  • Shellfish has high protein content that helps in new cell growth.
  • It has low dietary cholesterol that does not raise the blood cholesterol levels.
  • It is good source of vitamins such as vitamin B12, B6, B3 and vitamin A.
  • Shellfish are a major source of minerals such as iron, zinc, copper, magnesium, potassium and iodine.
  • It contains omega-3 fatty acid that helps in brain development and reduces body inflammation.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose clean shellfish with fresh smell and bright color. Avoid if it smells bad.


Shellfish can cause allergy in some people. It can cause nausea, diarrhea, congestion, itching and dizziness.(2)

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