Mussels are great tasting way to lose weight and also become healthy.
Mussels are full of Omega 3 and 6 oils, low in calories and also Vitamins B's, C, and lots of Selenium, plus a good amount of iron and because they are full of B12 they are great for depression and fatigue.
And they are full of zinc, magnesium, and phosphorus which are great for your immune system, plus lower blood pressure, and help you feel relaxed.
Surprisingly mussels are low in fat and and especially saturated fat... much less than red meat, mussels are great for cardiovascular health and also for preventing strokes.
Mussels are full of iodine which is important for preventing goiter and essential for thyroid health.
Also good for treating joint, muscle pains, and for arthritis.
Mussels are great steamed, stewed, and with white wine and lots of garlic... even BBQ'ed.
Paul Haider - Master Herbalist