Cucumber sea or commonly called sea cucumbers are marine animals full of nutrition. In Asian countries like China, these animals are often used as food ingredients and traditional medicine because they are believed to have good properties for the body.
Although the shape is less attractive, sea cucumbers are often used as exotic foods. These animals can be eaten while still fresh or can also be dried which is then used to become a traditional Asian food ingredient.
Nutrition found in sea cucumbers
- In 112 grams of sea cucumber there are nutrients as follows:
- Fat: less than 1 gram
- Calories: 60
- Protein: 14 grams
- Vitamin A, B2 (riboflavin), and B3 (niacin)
- Minerals, calcium and magnesium
Cucumber sea not only contains protein, vitamins and minerals but also contains several substances that are good for health. Phenols and antioxidant flavonoids found in sea cucumber have been shown to reduce inflammation in …