Cholesterol in Snow Crab Legs

Snow crab, also called queen crab, is found not only in the North Atlantic, but also in the North Pacific. This crustacean can weigh up to 3 pounds and is known for its sweet taste.

Snow crab legs contain less cholesterol. Each 100 grams of snow crab contains 55 milligrams of cholesterol. Besides, there are some other nutritional ingredients in snow crabs.

Usually 4 to 6 ounces of snow crab is a standard serving size for adults. Five ounces of snow crab has 163 calories, 33.6 grams of protein, 2.1 grams of total fat and no carbohydrates or dietary fiber. And 5-ounce serving of snow crab provides a variety of minerals, including 47 milligrams of calcium, 89 milligrams of magnesium, 181 milligrams of phosphorus and 283 milligrams of potassium.

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