Blue Mussels

Mollusks, mussel, blue, cooked, moist heat

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

3 oz (85g)

Amount per serving

Calories

146

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 3.8g

5%

Saturated Fat 0.7g

4%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 48mg

16%

Sodium 314mg

14%

Total Carbohydrate 6.3g

2%

Dietary Fiber 0g

0%

Total Sugars

Protein 20.2g

Vitamin D

Calcium 28mg

2%

Iron 6mg

32%

Potassium 228mg

5%

*

The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Detailed Nutrient Information

Vitamin C

13%

11.6 mg

Thiamin

21%

0.26 mg

Riboflavin

27%

0.36 mg

Niacin

16%

2.55 mg

Pantothenic Acid

16%

0.81 mg

Vitamin B6

5%

0.09 mg

Folate

64.6 mcg

Folic Acid

0 mcg

Food Folate

64.6 mcg

Fortified Folate

64.6 mcg

Choline

Betaine

Vitamin B12

850%

20.4 mcg

Added Vitamin B12

Biotin

Vitamin A

9%

77.3 mcg

Retinol

77.3 mcg

Beta Carotene

Alpha Carotene

Beta Cryptoxanthin

Vitamin A IU

5%

258 IU

Lycophene

Lutein and Zeaxanthin

Vitamin E

Added Vitamin E

Beta Tocopherol

Gamma Tocopherol

Delta Tocopherol

Alpha Tocotreniol

Beta Tocotreniol

Gamma Tocotreniol

Delta Tocotreniol

Vitamin D2 and D3

Vitamin D2

Vitamin D3

Vitamin D

Vitamin K

Dihydrophylloquinone

Menaquinone-4

Calcium

2%

28.1 mg

Iron

32%

5.71 mg

Magnesium

7%

31.4 mg

Phosphorus

19%

242 mg

Potassium

5%

228 mg

Sodium

14%

314 mg

Zinc

21%

2.27 mg

Copper

14%

0.13 mg

Manganese

251%

5.78 mg

Selenium

138%

76.2 mcg

Fluoride

Iodine

Fat

5%

3.81 g

Saturated Fat

4%

0.72 g

Butyric Acid

Caproic Acid

Caprylic Acid

Capric Acid

Lauric Acid

Tridecylic Acid

Myristic Acid

0.1 g

Pentadecylic Acid

Palmitic Acid

0.5 g

Margaric Acid

Stearic Acid

0.12 g

Arachidic Acid

Behenic Acid

Lignoceric Acid

Monounsaturated Fat

0.86 g

Myristoleic Acid

Pentadecenoic Acid

Hexadec-9-enoic Acid

0.24 g

Palmitoleic Acid

Trans Hexadec 9 Enoic Acid

Heptadecylic Acid

Octadec-9-enoic Acid

0.35 g

Oleic Acid

Elaidic Acid

Vaccenic Acid

Gondoic Acid

0.24 g

Docos-13-enoic Acid

0.04 g

Erucic Acid

Brassidic Acid

Nervonic Acid

Polyunsaturated Fat

1.03 g

9,12-octadecadienoic Acid

0.03 g

Linoleic Acid

Conjugated Linoleic Acids (CLAs)

Linolelaidic Acid

9-trans-12-cis-Linoleic Acid

Trans Linoleic Acid

Linolenic Acid

0.03 g

Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA)

Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA)

Punicinic Acid

Paranaric Acid

0.06 g

Eicosadienoic Acid

Icosatrienioc Acid

Eicosatrienoic Acid (ETE)

Dihomo Gamma Linolenic Acid (DGLA)

Eicosatetraenoic Acid (ETA)

0.12 g

Arachidonic Acid (AA)

Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)

0.24 g

Heneicosapentaenoic Acid (HPA)

Adrenic Acid (AdA)

Docosapentanoic Acid (DPA)

0.04 g

Docosahexanoic Acid (DHA)

0.43 g

Trans Fat

Trans Monoenoic Fat

Trans Polyenoic Fat

Cholesterol

16%

47.6 mg

Phytosterols

Stigmasterols

Campesterol

Beta Sitosterol

Protein

40%

20.2 g

Tryptophan

0.23 g

Threonine

0.87 g

Isoleucine

0.88 g

Leucine

1.42 g

Lysine

1.51 g

Methionine

0.46 g

Cystine

0.27 g

Phenylalanine

0.73 g

Tyrosine

0.65 g

Valine

0.88 g

Arginine

1.48 g

Histidine

0.39 g

Alanine

1.22 g

Aspartic Acid

1.95 g

Glutamic Acid

2.75 g

Glycine

1.27 g

Proline

0.83 g

Serine

0.91 g

Hydroxyproline

Carbohydrates

2%

6.28 g

Fibre

0%

0 g

Soluble Fibre

Insoluble Fibre

Sugar

Added Sugar

Sucrose

Glucose

Fructose

Lactose

Maltose

Galactose

Sugar Alcohols

Starch

Calories

146 kcal

Water

52 g

Ash

2.7 g

Theobromine

Caffeine

Alcohol

Serving Sizes

  • 3 oz (85.05g)

Nutrient Sources

  • Excellent source of Riboflavin
  • Excellent source of Vitamin B12
  • Excellent source of Iron
  • Excellent source of Manganese
  • Excellent source of Selenium
  • Good source of Thiamin
  • Good source of Niacin
  • Good source of Pantothenic Acid
  • Good source of Phosphorus
  • Good source of Zinc

‡ - As defined by Health Canada guidelines.

Nutrition Facts Source: USDA

Macronutrient Profile

Profile of Protein in Item

Essential Amino Acids

Essential amino acids are critical for building protein. For more information, see the Wikipedia page on them.

Protein Quality Score: 100%

Limiting Amino Acid: Histidine

  • Some foods that are a good source of Histidine include meat, fish, poultry, nuts, seeds, and whole grains.

100g of Blue Mussels contains 23.8g of protein, which is about the same as 4 eggs, 0.9 chicken breasts, or 1.7 cups (462g) of black beans.

† - Not adjusted for digestibility. See the tables here for reference.

Profile of Carbohydrates in Item

Fraction of Carbs by Type

* Other includes oligosaccharides and other polysaccharides.

Estimated Net Carbs:

  • 6.3g per 3 oz

Profile of Fat in Item

Types of Fats

Low in Saturated Fat.


Contains Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids.

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