snail nutrition

Nutritional Value of Snails

Snails are super nutritious – one could say they are a superfood.

The are very rich in protein and very low in fat, therefore they make a very healthy meal. It is estimated that Escargots contain 80% water, 15% protein and 2,4% fat.

Nutritional value of raw snails (per 100 grams):

Water: 79 grams

Protein: 16 grams

Available carbohydrates: 2 grams

Fat: 1 gram

Magnesium: 250 mg

Calcium: 170 mg

Iron: 3.5 mg

Vitamin C: 0 mg

Fiber: 0 grams

Energy (kcal7kJ): 80.5

Raw snails also contain Vitamin A, Vitamin B-12 and Vitamin B-6

snail nutrition

The high nutritional value of snails and the low impact snail farming has on the environment make it a perfect choice for environmentally conscious farmers who want to contribute to the world and create a sustainable and responsible business.

It is about time you try this delicacy already!

If you would like to learn how to breed your own snails – either in your back garden or on a bigger scale, you can purchase a Guide to Snail Farming here.

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