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Boost Your Diet By Eating Mussels

Adding mussels to your diet can offer a range of health benefits due to their high protein and nutrient content. Mussels are a versatile seafood that can be enjoyed in various ways, making them a great addition to any meal. Incorporating more mussels into your diet can be especially beneficial during the winter season, and here are three compelling reasons why you should consider doing so. 

A Significant Amount Of Nutrients

Maintaining a balanced diet can be a daunting task, as it involves keeping track of numerous essential vitamins and minerals. Amid this complexity, it is easy to overlook some of the most crucial nutrients your body requires. But did you know that increasing your consumption of mussels can help you obtain enough selenium in your diet? This mineral is essential for maintaining healthy muscle function and regulating thyroid hormone levels. Adding mussels to your diet is a simple and effective way to ensure you get the nutrients your body needs.

Mussels are a great source of essential nutrients, including Vitamin B-12, iron, and Omega-3 fatty acids. Vitamin B-12 is necessary for maintaining healthy blood cells and aiding in producing energy from fats and proteins. Omega-3 fatty acids are known for their anti-inflammatory properties, and studies suggest they may help reduce the risk of heart disease. Iron is also crucial for producing red blood cells that carry oxygen throughout the body. These nutrients are essential for optimal health and well-being.

High In Protein 

Mussels are a great source of protein, with just one cup containing 18 grams. This is roughly one-third of the recommended daily amount of protein. It is advised to consume five to seven ounces of protein-rich meals daily, including more seafood, to incorporate high-protein, low-fat options in your diet.

Improve Brain Function

Incorporating mussels into your diet can have significant health benefits. They are known to promote circulatory health and increase energy levels. Additionally, they are an excellent source of nutrients that can improve brain function and help manage inflammatory conditions like arthritis.


Costas Inn has been an area icon, slinging the best crabs in Baltimore for over 50 years!

You may recognize our restaurant recently featured on the Food Network with Michael Symon on Burgers, Brew, and ‘Que! We were also voted the #1 Baltimore Seafood Restaurant by USA Today and #1 Crab Restaurant in the Baltimore Business Journal. You may have also spotted Costas Inn during one of our nine appearances on the Today Show or heard one of our many interviews on WJZ TV Channel 13 with Ron Matz and Marty Bass.

You can enjoy our famous crab cakes in-house or order them online for any time eating. We also provide some of the best seafood catering in the Baltimore area! Of course, you can also get your fill from Costas even when you’re not in our dining room: follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and YouTube!

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Costas Inn
5 stars - based on 699 reviews
4100 Northpoint Blvd. Baltimore , Maryland
410-477-1975 URL of Map Categories: Seafood Price Range: $$ Takes Reservations: yes
Costas Inn
5 stars - based on 695 reviews
4100 North Point Boulevard Baltimore , Maryland 21222
(410) 477-1975 URL of Map Categories: Seafood & Crabs Price Range: $$ Takes Reservations: yes