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Nutritional Profile of Raw Mussels - Care Omnia Nutrition

We got 46 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Raw Mussels.

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks quite high (Top 100) for one nutrient:

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks high (Top 250) for eight additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

Nutrient content compared to foods in the same category

A comparison between its nutrient content to foods in the same category (Finfish and Shellfish Products) shows that it ranks notably well (Top 25) for five nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks well (Top 50) for two additional nutrients:

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of Raw Mussels

The nutrient content of food is mainly divided into macro- and micronutrients.

Below you'll first find a macronutrient profile that will give you a sense of how the measured macronutrients compare to each other.

After that you'll find our detailed nutrient profile with all measured nutrients.

Macronutrient profile of Raw Mussels

Macronutrients are mainly divided into carbohydrates (carbs), lipids (fats), and protein.

In our macronutrient profile we also include water as we think that it gives a more complete picture of how nutrient dense the food is.

Figure 1. Macronutrient profile of Raw Mussels

3.7%
2.2%
11.9%
80.6%
Carbs
Fats
Protein
Water

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

And now, let's look at the detailed nutrient profile!

Detailed nutrient profile of Raw Mussels

Below we list all the nutrients that we have a measurement for. This is where you can find out what micronutrients there are in your food.

All nutrients are grouped together according to their type. Click on a nutrient type to show the individual nutrients. You can find other foods that contain the same nutrient by clicking on it.

If you can't find a specific nutrient, we recommend you go to our complete list of nutrients or try searching for it.

Nutrient Profile: Raw Mussels

In food category: Finfish and Shellfish Products

Carbohydrates (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
3.7 g
1 g
80
2155
Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
507 mg
143.7 mg
318
2372
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
606 mg
171.8 mg
279
1909
Fatty Acids, total saturated
425 mg
120.5 mg
315
2396
Total Lipid (Fat)
2.2 g
635 mg
310
1524
Saturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Myristic Acid (14:0)
59 mg
16.7 mg
207
1091
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
294 mg
83.3 mg
308
1985
Stearic Acid (18:0)
68 mg
19.3 mg
317
1623
Monounsaturated Fats (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Erucic Acid (22:1)
26 mg
7.4 mg
122
185
Oleic Acid (18:1)
205 mg
58.1 mg
340
2611
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
138 mg
39.1 mg
206
845
Paullinic Acid (20:1)
138 mg
39.1 mg
146
336
Polyunsaturated Fats (7)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Docosahexaenoic Acid, DHA (22:6 n-3)
253 mg
71.7 mg
177
216
Docosapentaenoic Acid, DPA (22:5 n-3)
22 mg
6.2 mg
146
175
Eicosapentaenoic Acid, EPA (20:5 n-3)
188 mg
53.3 mg
138
164
Eicosatetraenoic Acid, ETA (20:4)
70 mg
19.8 mg
99
224
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
18 mg
5.1 mg
335
2376
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
20 mg
5.7 mg
239
936
Parinaric Acid (18:4)
35 mg
9.9 mg
108
130
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
11.9 g
3.4 g
160
561
Water-soluble Vitamins (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
42 µg
11.9 µg
20
413
Folate, food
42 µg
11.9 µg
14
247
Folate, total
42 µg
11.9 µg
14
342
Niacin
1.6 mg
453.6 µg
315
1371
Riboflavin
210 µg
59.5 µg
72
601
Thiamin
160 µg
45.4 µg
81
724
Vitamin B12
12 µg
3.4 µg
36
100
Vitamin B6
50 µg
14.2 µg
306
931
Vitamin C
8 mg
2.3 mg
14
543
Fat-soluble Vitamins (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Tocopherol
550 µg
155.9 µg
183
588
Phylloquinone
0.1 µg
0.03 µg
89
924
Retinol
48 µg
13.6 µg
88
432
Vitamin A, RAE
48 µg
13.6 µg
89
663
Minerals (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
26 mg
7.4 mg
103
521
Copper, Cu
94 µg
26.6 µg
165
755
Iron, Fe
4 mg
1.1 mg
37
526
Magnesium, Mg
34 mg
9.6 mg
57
300
Phosphorus, P
197 mg
55.8 mg
178
467
Potassium, K
320 mg
90.7 mg
173
578
Selenium, Se
44.8 µg
12.7 µg
98
243
Sodium, Na
286 mg
81.1 mg
209
863
Zinc, Zn
1.6 mg
453.6 µg
81
753
Other Micronutrients (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Cholesterol
28 mg
7.9 mg
142
353
Choline
65 mg
18.4 mg
164
511
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
80.6 g
22.8 g
25
662
Other (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Kcal (Energy)
86 kcal
24.4 kcal
180
603
Figure 2. Nutritional profile of raw mussels with 46 nutrient values.

Foods Available Online

We searched Amazon for "Mussels" and found these products.

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Common Serving Sizes Of Raw Mussels

Here's some of the different portion/serving sizes to get a sense of the weight.

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
1 Small Mussel10.0 g0.4 oz
1 Medium Mussel16.0 g0.6 oz
1 Large Mussel20.0 g0.7 oz
1 Oz, Without Shell28.4 g1.0 oz
1 Cup150.0 g5.3 oz
Figure 3. Common serving sizes of raw mussels

2 Similar Finfish or Shellfish Products

Explore the nutrient content of similar finfish and shellfish products below by clicking on their names.

Similar Finfish and Shellfish Products 1 - 2

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MusselsNo of
Nutrients
(Unspecified Cooking Method)
46
46
Figure 4. Similar finfish and shellfish products 1 to 2.

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