L ‘ eel is a water fish that belongs to the species of Anguillidae. In some cases the female – which is much larger than the male and can reach up to one and a half meters in length – is called a capitone , while the male is called a Czech .
What are the nutritional properties of eel or capitone?
In 100 grams of raw eel there is an intake of about 131 calories .
In the same quantity there are also:
- 68.26 g of water
- 18.44 g of protein
- 11.66 g of lipids
- 126 mg of cholesterol
- 4 mg of vitamin E
- 3.5 mg of vitamin B3 (niacin)
- 0.150 mg of vitamin B1 (thiamine)
- 0.067 mg of vitamin B6
- 0.040 mg of vitamin B2 (riboflavin)
- 3477 IU of vitamin A
- 932 IU of vitamin D
- 15 µg of folate
- 3 µg of vitamin B12
- 272 mg of potassium
- 216 mg of phosphorus
- 20 mg of calcium
- 51 mg of sodium
- 30.50 mg of iron
- 20 mg of magnesium
- 1.62 mg of zinc
- 13.3 µg of selenium .
When should you not eat eel or capitone?
There are no known interactions between the consumption of eel or capitone and the intake of medicines or other substances . If in doubt, we recommend that you contact your doctor .
What are the possible benefits of eel or capitone?
L ‘ eel is a source of mono-unsaturated fatty acids and omega 3 , good allies of cardiovascular health.
The presence of is also good
- vitamin E, with antioxidant properties
- vitamin D, an ally of bone and tooth health
- vitamin A, important for vision health and immune defenses
- vitamin B12 involved in many processes such as fat metabolism , the functioning of the nervous system , the synthesis of hemoglobin .
The presence of phosphorus helps the health of the kidneys , heart , muscles , bones, teeth and helps the proper functioning of the metabolism and the transmission of the nervous impulse .