What kind of clams are used for whole belly clams?

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asked Jan 21 in Other-Food Drink by Dorinda (840 points)
What kind of clams are used for whole belly clams?

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answered Jan 21 by Jnull0 (1,750 points)
Whole Belly Clams are made from lpswich Clams.

These clams that are used for whole belly clams are also known as soft shell clams or steamer clams.

While many varieties of clams are available on the market, whole belly clams for frying typically come from a select type known as soft-shell clams.

Also referred to as long-neck or Ipswich clams, they are removed from their shell with a focus on keeping the belly joined to the neck.

Eating Clams in moderation is good for your heart health as well as brain health.

When you eat clams you can help improve your heart health and lower your cholesterol levels as well.

Clams are a great source of and are high in selenium and niacin which is a B vitamin that has the potential to not only boost your HDL (healthy cholesterol), but also lower your LDL (bad cholesterol), and mussels (which are a type of clam) are especially high in protein, low in fat, and a great source of omega-3 fatty acids.

Omega 3 fatty acids are not only good for your heart health but they are also good for your brain.

Foods such as Clams and other fish and sea food has been shown in studies to improve your brain health.

Fish is known as the brain food and eating fish, clams and other sea foods can potentially prevent a person from developing dementia.

Fish and clams and other seafood is also great for those who already suffer from partial dementia as it can help improve your brain health.

Clams can potentially prevent heart disease, heart attacks, strokes, blood clots etc.

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