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日本岩手縣 正宗極品糖心吉品鮑 #589（16 oz）
Japanese Iwate Rare Dried Abalone #589(16 oz)
The Japanese have had a special fondness for abalone since ancient times, believing it to have been the elixir of life that Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of the Qin Dynasty (third century BC), favored. During the Edo period (1603-1868) dried abalone, along with dried sea cucumber and shark fin, was one of the three marine exports from Japan that were especially prized in China.
Iwate abalone is one of the world's three largest dried abalone. Also known as Yoshihama Abalone, the authentic place of origin is Yoshihama, Iwate Prefecture. Its shape is as high as ingots on the outside and low on the inside. There is an obvious line mark in the middle. The bottom is wide and flat. The abalone has thick flesh. The tail of the suction basin is sharp and the pillow bottom. It looks like a clear bead and has a dark brown color. Therefore, it is also called "golden abalone", with golden color as the top grade. Iwate abalone is also the best in abalone and has high nutritional value.
Abalone meat is tender and nutritious, high in protein 24%, and low fat 0.44% with many vitamins and trace elements that are very beneficial to our health. Abalone is rich in glutamic acid and tastes very delicious. Abalone is a yin nourishing food which means it supports the health of internal organs. It moisturizes lungs, which improves breathing and complexion. It clears inflammation and nourishes the liver and improves eyesight. Long-term consumption has been shown to help prevent cancer.
The most recent research has found abalone provides a good source of:
- Iron essential for building red blood cells
- Vitamin B12
Omega-3 fatty acids are a type of polyunsaturated fat that can not be produced by our body. So, Omega-3 is important as essential fatty acids. Omega-3 itself is formed of fatty acids like EPA (Eicosapentaenoic acid), DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid) and ALA (a-linolenic acid). Omega-3 consumed regularly assists in the development of the brain and memory, prevents heart disease because it can make arterial organs becomes more elastic and reduces the risk of high blood pressure.
Pregnant women who consume Omega-3 may have healthy and intelligent children and it also improves the quality of breast milk. Omega-3 is essential for improving mental and physical health of the baby.
When compared to protein sources such as beef, tuna, salmon or eggs, abalone (marine snail) protein content is higher than all sources except mutton. Snail contains vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin B1, B3, B6 and B12. Vitamin A is beneficial for the health of the eyes, while vitamin E may act as an antioxidant. Vitamin B1, B3, B6 and Vitamin B12 is an essential vitamin that is needed to prevent and control diabetes. Snail provides choline which is an essential component of the nervous system and is a high source of iron. Snail contains high levels of magnesium. Magnesium plays important roles in the body, which is needed for more than 325 enzymatic reactions, including involved in the synthesis of fats, proteins and nucleic acids, neural activity, muscle contraction and relaxation, cardiac activity and bone metabolism.