Just got this information on Clams.They are very nutritious and has a right balance of high protein, low carbohydrate. Source: Blurtit.com
: One pound of clams, after the shell has been removed is about 68g
Following are the nutrients clams have:
1. Which yields 50 calories,
2. 8.6 g ,
3. 31 mg calcium,
4. 213 mg potassium
5. 9.5 g iron.
6. 10.8 mcg folate,
7. 33.6 mcg B-6,
8. 204 IU vitamin A
My omnivore ate it with Chinese style fried rice for dinner and immensely enjoyed it. though I was a little scared in the beginning but now I am having new ideas to cook it.He suggests that it has a similar texture of mushrooms or soy nuggets. so next time will cook some with soy for myself too.
Vegetarian Option: use button mushrooms or soaked soy nuggets. adjust the seasoning as per your liking.