He octopus is one of the most popular foods in Spanish cuisine, being very common and we could almost say traditional in communities such as Galicia, of great tradition in the production of delicious fish, shellfish and molluscs. Hence the name of one of its most known related dishes: the Galician octopus (which consists of accompanying it with a splash of olive oil, coarse salt and paprika).
From a nutritional point of view, as we will see throughout this note dedicated to know the Octopus nutritional values , is a mollusk that unlike other species of molluscs or shellfish provide a content not very high cholesterol. However, it does provide a lot of sodium, so its consumption is not recommended in people with high blood pressure.
Regarding the vitamins and minerals it contains, the truth is that it provides practically the majority of essential nutrients that our body needs, although some of them stand out more especially for their greater presence.
And, in addition, although your body is difficult to digest (which is why it is usually done with laurel), your muscles are rich in taurine , helping in the prevention of diabetes, arrhythmias and hepatic metabolic disorders.
Octopus nutritional content
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