What are the nutritional properties of mullet and tuna bottarga?
In 100 grams of mullet or tuna bottarga there is an intake of about 373 calories , divided as follows: 62% lipids and 38% proteins .
In the same quantity there are also:
- 30.5 g of water
- 35.5 g of protein
- 25.7 g of lipids
- 440 mg of cholesterol .
The addition of salt makes it a sodium- rich food .
When should you not eat mullet and tuna bottarga?
There are no known interactions between the consumption of mullet or tuna bottarga and the intake of drugs or other substances . If in doubt, we recommend that you contact your doctor .
What are the possible benefits of mullet and tuna bottarga?
Bottarga contains high quality proteins .
What are the contraindications for mullet and tuna bottarga?
The high content of sodium and cholesterol does not recommend consumption in large quantities of mullet or tuna bottarga. A consumption of sodium in addition to 2 grams per day can in fact favor water retention with a consequent increase in the risk of edema and hypertension . The cholesterol , however, when present in too high concentrations can build up in the artery walls promoting ‘ atherosclerosis and its complications: stroke and heart attack first.