Crayfish Nutrition Label

Crayfish Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 66kcal (274 kj)
14%
Carbohydrates 0.00g
0%
Sugars 0.00g
Starch 0.00g
Sucrose 0.00g
Maltose 0.00g
Fructose 0.00g
Galactose -
Glucose 0.00g
Protein 14.62g
12%
Fat 0.70g
1%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 0.29g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis 0.17g
Fatty acids, total saturated 0.15g
Cholesterol (gc) 185.00mg
Sterols 1.00mg
Iron 3.60mg
20%
Vitamin d 0.05ug
0%
Calcium 58.00mg
6%
Chromium 1.00ug
4%
Sodium 230.00mg
15%
Iodine 85.00ug
57%
Copper 0.24mg
0%
Salt 586.04mg
25%
Selenium 50.00ug
91%
Vitamin e alphatocopherol 2.85mg
19%
Zinc 1.31mg
16%
Vitamin c (ascorbic acid) 0.00mg
0%
Vitamin b-12 (cobalamin) 2.00ug
83%
Vitamin a retinol activity equivalents 15.00ug
2%
Thiamin (vitamin b1) 0.01mg
1%
Riboflavine (vitamin b2) 0.04mg
4%
Vitamin b6 pyridoxine (hydrochloride) 2.10mg
162%
Manganese 0.04mg
2%
Magnesium 22.00mg
7%
Potassium 70.00mg
3%
Fluoride (fluerine) 0.08mg
3%
Phosphorus 110.00mg
16%
Vitamin k 0.10ug
0%
Fibre, total 0.00g
0%
Fibre, dietary 0.00g
0%
Niacin equivalents, total 5.92mg
42%
Molybdenum 0.01mg
0%
Folate 37.00ug
9%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols -
0%
Water 83.28g
3%

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet.

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Common Questions about Crayfish

What is CRAYFISH?

CRAYFISH, also known as crawdads or freshwater lobsters, are small crustaceans that resemble tiny lobsters. They are commonly found in freshwater habitats such as rivers, lakes, and streams. Crayfish are a popular seafood ingredient and are known for their sweet, delicate meat.

What are the health benefits of eating crayfish?

Crayfish are a great source of protein, low in saturated fat, and rich in essential nutrients such as vitamin B-12, iron, and zinc. Consuming crayfish can help support muscle growth and repair, improve brain function, and boost the immune system.

Are there any health risks associated with consuming crayfish?

Crayfish can be a healthy part of a balanced diet, but there are potential health risks to consider. Due to their diet and habitat, crayfish may accumulate toxins and contaminants from the water they inhabit. It's important to know the source and quality of the crayfish you consume. Additionally, individuals with shellfish allergies should be cautious, as crayfish are crustaceans and may trigger allergic reactions in sensitive individuals.

How much crayfish to eat per day?

The recommended serving size for crayfish is about 3 ounces, which is roughly the size of a deck of cards. Consuming this amount as part of a balanced diet can provide valuable protein and essential nutrients without exceeding daily recommended intake levels.

CRAYFISH Allergies

Crayfish allergies are not uncommon and can cause allergic reactions in some individuals. Symptoms of a crayfish allergy may include hives, swelling, difficulty breathing, and digestive issues. If you suspect you have a crayfish allergy, it's important to consult with an allergist for proper diagnosis and guidance on managing your allergy.

Crayfish Calorie Breakdown

The ratio of macro elements (protein, fat, carbs) in Crayfish

Fat 10%
Carbohydrates 0%
Protein 90%

Protein Amino Acids Profile

The ratio of amino acids in Crayfish. See full profile

Cystine 1%
Tryptophan 1%
Histidine 2%
Methionine 3%
Proline 3%
Tyrosine 3%
Serine 4%
Threonine 4%
Phenylalanine 4%
Valine 5%
Isoleucine 5%
Alanine 6%
Glycine 6%
Leucine 8%
Lysine 9%
Arginine 9%
Aspartic acid 10%
Glutamic acid 17%

Component Breakdown for Crayfish

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Data for Amino Acids is mapped from an external database. Use with caution only for informational purposes. Source: USDA

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