Are scallops healthy?

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ChefOno
ChefOno June 25, 2012

They were when they were alive…

Wait, you probably mean "healthful". Yes. And yummy too!

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Sam1148
Sam1148 June 26, 2012

They have a bit of Cholesterol like shrimp , but otherwise yes, with good protein and trace elements.

The good: This food is very low in Saturated Fat. It is also a good source of Vitamin B12, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium, Zinc and Copper, and a very good source of Protein, Phosphorus and Selenium.

The bad: This food is high in Cholesterol.

Read More http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/finfish-and-shellfish-products/7741/2#ixzz1ysemismU

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