Clams not only taste delicious, but also have comprehensive nutrition. They are really good and cheap seafood. Its meat is very delicious, known as “the best fresh in the world”. Clams contain protein, fat, carbohydrates, iron, calcium, phosphorus, iodine, vitamins, amino acids and taurine. They are an ideal food with low heat energy and high protein, which can prevent and treat chronic diseases of the middle-aged and elderly.
Clam meat and shellfish molluscs contain a substance with the function of reducing serum cholesterol. They both inhibit the synthesis of cholesterol in the liver and accelerate the excretion of cholesterol, so as to reduce cholesterol in the body. They are more effective than the commonly used cholesterol lowering drug sitosterol. After eating clams and shellfish, people often have a refreshing and pleasant feeling, which is undoubtedly beneficial to relieve some troublesome symptoms.