Abalone not only tastes great, but also an excellent source of many vital nutrients. In Asian cultures, abalone has long been appreciated for its health benefits, including healthy eyes and skin.
Farmed abalone is low in fat and a good source of omega 3, iodine and phosphorous (phosphate). Omega 3 contains anti-inflammatory properties which can reduce the risk of heart disease and arthritis symptoms and are believed to reduce the risk of developing cancers. Iodine is an essential mineral for the healthy function of the thyroid gland which regulates healthy body development, in particular the central nervous system. Phosphorous helps protect the blood's transports energy.