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Blue mussels (de-shelled) - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

Blue mussels (de-shelled) consist of 2% fat, 11% protein, 2% carbs, 0% fiber and 83% water. With 70 of calories per 100g it's 85% lower than other foods in Crustaceans and molluscs. In total 25.71% of the calories in Blue mussels (de-shelled) come from fat, 62.86% from protein and 11.43% from carbohydrates.

  • Low carb Only 2 carbs per serving
  • Fructose free Contains no fructose
  • Gluten free
  • Lactose free
  • high Zinc Covers 18% of Zinc RDA per portion
  • high Iron Covers 35% of Iron RDA per portion
  • high Vitamin B1 Covers 14.55% of Vitamin B1 RDA per portion

Can you eat Blue mussels (de-shelled) for a low carb diet?

With 2g of carbs per 100g, Blue mussels (de-shelled) is low in carbs. It contains no Fructose, is Gluten free and has no Lactose.

Blue mussels (de-shelled) nutrition facts & data

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Blue mussels (de-shelled)
avg Crustaceans and molluscs[1]
Calories (kcal) 70 82.2
Fat (g) 2 1.5
Protein (g) 11 15.7
Carbohydrates (g) 2 1.6
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 0 1.6
Polysaccharides (g) 2 1.6
Fibers (g) 0 0
Sodium (mg) 300 286.8
Water (g) 83 79.4
[1] average of Crustaceans and molluscs

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (100g) of Blue mussels (de-shelled) contains

  • 70 Calories
  • 2g of Fat
  • 11g of Protein
  • and 2g of Carbs
  • 300mg of sodium - 20% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 30mg of Magnesium, that covers 9.38% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 1.8mg of Zinc - 18% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 4.2mg of Iron - 35% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 285mg of Potassium - 7.13% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • 3mg of Vitamin C - 2.86% of the RDA for Vitamin C.
  • 8mg of Vitamin B12 - 266.67% of the RDA for Vitamin B12.

For every gram of carbs in Blue mussels (de-shelled) you get

  • 5.5 grams of protein compared to the average of 0.46g per gram of carbs among all foods. Other foods in Crustaceans and molluscs have on average 9.81g of proteins per 1 gram of carbs.
  • 1 grams of fat (total average 0.66g, other foods in Crustaceans and molluscs 0.94g)
  • 0 grams of fibers (total average 0.13g, other foods in Crustaceans and molluscs 0g)

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Blue mussels (de-shelled)?

Vitamins
per 100g
Blue mussels (de-shelled)
avg[1]
Vitamin C (mg) 3 1.8
Vitamin E (mg) 0.8 1.3
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.16 0.1
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.22 0.1
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.08 0.3
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 35 13.4
Vitamin B12 (μg) 8 3.3
Retinol (μg) 55 19.8
beta-Carotene (μg) 0 0.2
[1] average of Crustaceans and molluscs

Is Blue mussels (de-shelled) rich in vitamins?

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The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (100g) for Blue mussels (de-shelled) of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Blue mussels (de-shelled)

Minerals
per 100g
Blue mussels (de-shelled)
avg[1]
Magnesium (mg) 30 41.8
Zinc (mg) 1.8 3.7
Sodium (mg) 300 286.8
Calcium (mg) 25 69.5
Iron (mg) 4.2 2.6
Potassium (mg) 285 260
Phosphorus (mg) 200 193.6
[1] average of Crustaceans and molluscs

Is Blue mussels (de-shelled) high in minerals?

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Again, for every mineral contained in Blue mussels (de-shelled) we looked at the portion size (100g) and applied it to the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]). Data is shown in percent of RDA per portion size.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Carbohydrates in Blue mussels (de-shelled)

2% of Blue mussels (de-shelled) are carbs, per serving (100g) that is 2g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

Sugars
per 100g
Blue mussels (de-shelled)
avg[1]
Monosaccharides (g) 0 0
Polysaccharides (g) 2 1.6
Total carbs (g) 2 1.6
[1] average of Crustaceans and molluscs

Allergens in Blue mussels (de-shelled)

  • is Gluten free
  • has no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol in Blue mussels (de-shelled)

Of the 2g total fat per 100g, 0.6g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 0.7g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 0.5g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 125mg.