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Five Health Benefits Of Eating Lobster

Many people enjoy lobster as an occasional treat due to its expensive cost. It should be a seafood dish that is consumed more often as a result of its health benefits. As always, the next time you are in the mood for a fresh lobster dinner, you can rely on Costas Inn. Keep reading to learn more about the health benefits of lobsters. 

Plenty of Protein

Protein is an essential nutrient for the human body, as it plays a crucial role in building and repairing tissues. While meat is a common source of protein, many meat options available in the market are high in saturated fat. However, lobster can be an excellent alternative as it is relatively low in saturated fat but still packs a high amount of protein. Just three ounces of lobster can provide more than 30 percent of the daily recommended protein value, making it an ideal type of seafood.

A Healthy Thyroid

Lobster is a good source of selenium, which is known to have positive effects on the thyroid. This vital mineral acts as an antioxidant and helps the thyroid gland absorb necessary nutrients while protecting it efficiently against harmful cells. Therefore, including more lobster can contribute to a healthy thyroid and overall well-being.

Eating Lobster Can Increase Iron Levels 

Anemia is a condition that occurs due to low levels of iron in the blood. However, consuming copper-rich foods like lobster can help to improve these levels. Lobster contains high amounts of copper, which can cure anemia, alleviate symptoms, and improve iron levels. Therefore, including lobster in your diet can effectively combat anemia and improve overall health.

Energy Boost

Lobster is an excellent source of protein, which can provide an energy boost to those who consume it. This can be particularly helpful in getting through a busy day. Incorporating lobster into your diet every week can tremendously benefit your overall health and well-being.

Decreasing Inflammation

Lobster is an excellent source of protein and contains good fat that can aid in reducing inflammation in the body. The omega-3 fatty acids present in shellfish are beneficial for maintaining healthy cholesterol levels and promoting the production of prostaglandins, which protect the body. People with arthritis symptoms may find relief by consuming lobster due to its anti-inflammatory properties.


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