One 4-ounce serving of raw snails contains:
- Calories: 102
- Fat: 2 grams
- Cholesterol: 57 milligrams
- Sodium: 79 milligrams
- Carbohydrates: 2 grams
- Protein: 18 grams
In addition to containing significant sources of protein and low amounts of fat, snails are also good sources of iron, calcium Vitamin A, and a number of other minerals.
Vitamin A helps your immune system fight off diseases and strengthens your eyes. It also helps cells in your body grow. Calcium helps your body’s bones stay strong and diminish risk of developing bone-related problems such as osteoporosis. Iron helps your red blood cells move oxygen to all parts of your body, as well as keeps your hair, nails, and skin healthy.