Fresh Lobster Is A Healthy Treat

If like many of us, you're on what can seem like a perpetual diet, it can be difficult to stay healthy. One of the hardest things is finding a protein that you like that isn't bad for you. No one wants to eat tofu every day, and red meat has been out for years. You can only eat so much chicken, and now even fish is becoming unsafe, with high levels of mercury. Where is a dieter to turn when all they really want is to spice things up? Surprisingly, and deliciously, you can turn to fresh lobster.

You may think of lobster as a special, high in fat, bad for you food, but in fact the opposite is true. Lobster tastes so good it feels like it must be bad for you, but three and a half ounces of the meat has only 90 calories, making it lower in calories than even chicken! And it's a great source of protein, just like the other, higher in calorie meats. So by indulging in lobster, you're actually doing something good for yourself, and you don't have to feel guilty about including fresh lobster in a healthy meal.

You may be thinking to yourself that lobster must be unhealthy, because that's what you've heard and thought for years, but it's simply not true. What is true is that most of the ways in which lobster has been prepared and enjoyed have been unhealthy, masking the fact that the fresh lobster meat itself is quite healthy. Of course, a creamy and rich lobster bisque isn't good for you, and dipping any meat in butter wouldn't make for a healthy meal, but on it's own, because it is steamed in preparation, lobster is better for you than other proteins.

Lobster is healthy for many reasons, but did you know that fresh lobster meat is a great source of omega three fatty acids. This is something you may have been hearing more about lately. Omega three's are naturally found in many types of shellfish and other fish. They are thought by doctors to help promote and improve your heart health, so much so that they're now being added to many other foods. Fresh lobster is a great way to get them naturally. It's also a great source of protein to keep your energy high.

There are many great ways for you to enjoy lobster in a healthy way. If you love salad, try adding a few chunks of lobster. This is a great way to add flavor and texture, get some protein, and not add a lot of calories to a healthy meal. Lobster also goes great with any strong flavored bread. If you're stuck for dinner, why not try some simple and classic pasta and oil. Simply use whole wheat pasta, dress it sparingly, and add some lobster to give it a great flavor that family and friends will love.

Are you ready to ditch the chicken and bring in the fresh lobster? I know I am! Fresh lobster is a great and healthy alternative to boring, tired old menus, so spice up your dinner tonight!

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About The Author, Shannon Linen
Hungry for some healthy change? You don't have to eat just chicken and vegetables anymore! Try some tasty lobster clambake tonight! You can order ocean fresh seafood, online, at Quality Fresh Seafood!