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Sashimi on your weekend menu? Here's all those naughty hidden calories in your favourite bites

Some contain more protein and good fats than the others
 

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Eating sashimi is one of the easiest ways to hit your daily requirement of protein and good fats. Not forgetting, the instant uplifting of mood when succulent flesh melts in your mouth.

Here's a look at six common types of sashimi. Some are more nutrient-dense than others!

 

Scallop (Hotate)

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Nutrition score per 100g

Calories: 69

Protein: 12.1g

Fat: 0.5g (0.1g saturated)

Cholesterol: 24mg

 

Sweet Shrimp (Amaebi)

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Nutrition score per 100g

Calories: 71

Protein: 13.6g

Fat: 1g (0.3g saturated)

Cholesterol: 126mg

 

Octopus (Tako)

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Nutrition score per 100g

Calories: 82

Protein: 14.9g

Fat: 1g (0.2g saturated)

Cholesterol: 48mg

 

Tuna (Maguro)

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Nutrition score per 100g

Calories: 144

Protein: 23.3g

Fat: 4.9g (1.3g saturated)

Cholesterol: 38mg

 

Yellowtail (Hamachi)

Nutrition score per 100g

Calories: 146

Protein: 23.1g

Fat: 5.2g (1.3g saturated)

Cholesterol: 55mg

 

Salmon (Sake)

Nutrition score per 100g

Calories: 208

Protein: 20.4g

Fat: 13.4g (3g saturated)

Cholesterol: 55mg

 

* Nutrient data is from the United States Department of Agriculture.

This article was first published on Shape

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