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Blue mussel / blue mussels

Plural: Blue mussels

Scientific name: Mytilus edulis

Quick answers

Calories, Allergies and healthiness.

Calories Low Blue mussel contains 86 calories per 100g and can be considered low in calories.
Allergy and hypersensitivity mollusc, mite Blue mussel can cause allergic / hypersensitivity reactions for parts of the population.
Healthiness Excellent Blue mussel is a great healthy option and can be consumed in larger amounts regularly.


Everything you need to know and a little bit more.



Storage Refrigerator
Temperature +4°C to +8°C
Shelf life / Best before 2 days


Can blue mussel be frozen? Yes
Preparation Cook and package
Quality when defrosted Good
Tip: Write name and date on a label for easy oversight in the freezer.

Nutritional values per 100g

Energy 86 kcal / 360 kj
Fat 2,24 g
Saturated fat 0,43 g
Carbohydrates 3,69 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 11,9 g
Salt 0,29 g
Nutritional values in plain text
Blue mussel has a low amount of fat with a low share being saturated fat. Contains a low amount of carbohydrates and no sugars. Blue mussel contains a decent amount of protein and contains a pretty high amount of salt.

Vitamins and minerals

calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper, manganese, selenium, vitamin c, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamin b6, folate, choline, vitamin b12, vitamin a, retinol, vitamin e, vitamin k


Blue mussel contains 28 mg kolesterol per 100g and can be considered to have a medium-high cholesterol value.

Allergy and hypersensitivity

Allergies mollusc
Cross-Reactivities mite
Labeling requirement (EU) Yes
Labeling requirement means that the product contains allergens that have special labeling requirements. Either in the product itself or from its ingredients.


Keto friendly Yes
LCHF friendly Yes
Sugar free (under 0,5g) Yes
Fat-free (under 0,5g) No
Gluten-free Yes
Dairy free Yes
Lactose free Yes

Weight and volume

1 l blue mussel in grams 630 g
1 dl blue mussel in grams 63 g
1 cl blue mussel in grams 6,3 g
1 ml blue mussel in grams 0,63 g
1 tbsp blue mussel in grams 9,45 g
1 tsp blue mussel in grams 3,15 g
1 krm blue mussel in grams 0,63 g
1 kg blue mussel in liters 1,59 liters
1 hg blue mussel in dl 1,59 dl
1 g blue mussel in ml 1,59 ml
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Run, ride a bike or go to the gym to burn off the calories.

Running 1,43 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of blue mussel you need to run about 1,43 km at a decent tempo.
Biking 3,07 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of blue mussel you need to ride a bike about 3,07 km at a decent pace.
Swimming 26 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of blue mussel you need to swim for 26 minutes at a decent intensity.
Gym 52 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of blue mussel you need to workout for 52 minutes at a decent intensity.