Shellfish: types, benefits and how to eat
Is shellfish healthy – and if so, what're the best types and how often should you consume it? Registered nutritionist Nicola Shubrook offers advice and recipe inspiration
What are shellfish?
Where can you buy shellfish?
Are shellfish sustainable?
How to cook shellfish
Health benefits of shellfish
1. They are high in amino acids
2. They can help reduce the risk of heart disease
3. They help support a healthy immune system
4. Helps protect the skin from ageing
5. May help prevent osteoporosis
Potential downsides of shellfish:
Are shellfish high in heavy metals?
Are shellfish contaminated?
Can you be allergic to shellfish?
This article was published on 6 September 2021.
Nicola Shubrook is a nutritional therapist and works with both private clients and the corporate sector. She is an accredited member of the British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT) and the Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC). Find out more at urbanwellness.co.uk.
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