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Three Reasons To Add Mussels To Your Diet This Winter

Mussels are an adaptable type of seafood that may be eaten in various ways. They are an excellent source of protein and a fantastic way to add diversity to your regular diet. These benefits come from the numerous positive effects of consuming seafood on your health. Here are three compelling reasons to eat more mussels this winter season.

Costas Inn Health Benefits Of Mussels

Consider the many health benefits of mussels.

Mussels Provide You With A Significant Amount Of Minerals

It might be challenging to eat in a way that is balanced out. Because there are so many essential vitamins and minerals to keep track of, it is easy to forget some of your diet’s most essential nutrients. However, if you increase your consumption of mussels, you won’t have to worry about whether or not your diet contains enough selenium. This mineral is essential to maintaining healthy muscle function and helps regulate thyroid hormone levels.

Increase Your Vitamin A Intake Levels With Mussels

Like many other kinds of shellfish, mussels are an excellent source of vitamin A. This vitamin benefits your eyesight, immune system, skin health, and even the creation of red blood cells in your body. Mussels contain 10% of the daily vitamin A consumption that is advised for an adult in just one cup. You may improve the health of your skin, eyes, and immune system this winter just by eating more mussels as part of a well-balanced diet.

A Significant Amount Of Protein For Your Diet

Additionally, mussels are an excellent source of protein. Simply one cup has 18 grams of protein. This amount is roughly a third of the recommended amount of protein that you should consume. on a daily basis. It is advised that you consume between five-seven ounces of protein-rich meals and eating more seafood to incorporate more high-protein, low-fat foods in your diet. Consuming extra protein may assist in maintaining healthy cells and providing essential amino acids, which contribute to leading a healthy lifestyle.


Costas Inn has been an area icon, slinging the best crabs in Baltimore since 1971. So here’s to 50 years, and cheers to 50 more!

You may recognize our restaurant recently featured on the Food Network with Michael Symon on Burgers, Brew, and ‘Que! We were also voted the 2015 #1 Baltimore Seafood Restaurant by USA Today and #1 Crab Restaurant 2014 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 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