King Crab – One of Nature’s Superfoods

King CrabAt Aschum’s Norwegian Seafood, we know the importance of foods, such as crab, as part of a healthy diet.  Our Red King Crab is a healthy offering for restaurants and the family dinner table.  That’s why we make our Crab available in a variety of ways.  Live crab can be shipped anywhere from Seattle to Singapore. There’s no better way to guarantee the maximum in flavor and nutrition than to cook Crab live.  To guarantee you get your product as fast as possible, we also have the ability to take your order online.

King Crab has incredible health benefits and is considered one of the most nutritional of seafood.

First of all, Crab is very high in protein, something often lacking in average diet. Having adequate protein in your diet is important for building and maintaining muscle. King Crab also contains extremely high levels of vitamin B12, omega-3 fatty acids,  and selenium. Each of these nutrients play critical roles in both improving overall health, and at the same time, work in the prevention of  a variety of chronic conditions.

While some would argue that Crab meat is high in cholesterol, it has more to do with preparation not the actual King Crab itself. Some traditional recipes call for dousing the King Crab in butter before serving.  On the other hand plain steamed crab meat, best if its steamed live, is one of the healthiest of any seafood you could eat. Crab is relatively low in caloric content and brings the added benefits of several minerals and B vitamins.

Crab is a great source of two beneficial long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, EPA and DHA, which have anti-inflammatory properties. Research suggests they help lower blood pressure, protect against heart disease, improve cognitive function, and reduce conditions such as psoriasis and ulcerative colitis.

Crab provides  long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, EPA and DHA, which give it anti-inflammatory qualities,and can aid lowering  blood pressure, reducing the risk of heart disease, iincrease cognitive function, and treat conditions such as psoriasis and ulcerative colitis.

Aschum’s  Red King Crab is not just good eating, it’s good nutrition that your customers will appreciate. 

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