Crawfish Nutrition: 101

A Heaping Pile of Health Food!

Did you know that boiled crawfish is incredibly healthy for you? Crawfish only has approximately 3% total fat! Of the fat in crawfish, most of it is Mono- and poly- unsaturated fats. These certain types of saturated fats do NOT raise the blood cholesterol levels and at modest levels are healthy for the body; while saturated fats do raise cholesterol and are much worse for the body.

Most health studies have shown a significant correlation with proteins leading to weight loss and leaner bodies, because proteins are a great way to satisfy hunger.  Crawfish is about 50% protein! Crawfish also provide many nutrients and vitamins
that our bodies need (Potassium, calcium, phosphorus, zinc, iron,
folate, magnesium, copper, and several vitamins).

Next time you’re craving a delicious and nutritious dish, be sure
you consider some good ol’ Cajun Crawfish!