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Is crayfish high in calories? Can you eat crayfish during weight loss

Sihaiwang: summer is coming again. In addition to bringing hot weather, summer also brings us a lot of things that are OK in the current season. One of them is to eat crayfish in the peak season. However, although crayfish is delicious, how many calories is it? Are crayfish high in calories? This is a matter of concern to many dieters.

Is crayfish high in calories

Crayfish itself is not high in calories. Crayfish is a kind of food with high protein and low fat. Therefore, generally, eating crayfish will not grow fat, which is suitable for people during the period of weight loss.

Heat of a crawfish

Crayfish itself is not high in calories, 93 kcal / 100g. Pepper, pepper, all kinds of spices, these ingredients are not high in calories. However, most of the spicy crayfish we eat in our real life are made by frying. With a large amount of sesame oil and soy sauce, the heat will be greatly increased. According to the usual 2-jin weight on the market, the calories of a spicy crayfish are more than 1200 calories, while the normal calorie intake of adults is about 2000 calories a day. A pot of spicy crawfish is more than half of our daily calorie intake.

If you want to burn 1200 calories, you may need to run for more than 2 hours and walk for 5 hours. That is to say, after eating 2 jin spicy crawfish, you may have to run a 21 km half marathon to consume these calories. In addition, in summer, people eat crayfish and a large basin of beer, which is even more unhealthy.

How much is a crayfish to eat at a time

It is recommended to eat crayfish no more than 10 at a time, and it is not recommended to eat crayfish as the main food, it can be accompanied with fruits and vegetables, etc., which is more healthy.


In summer, it's not only spicy crawfish, but also a very popular night market barbecue with high calorie. The common roasted mutton kebab (100g) is about 117 kcal, roasted beef streaky (100g) is about 336 kcal, and roasted pig streaky (100g) is up to 462 kcal, and many people will match some beer when they eat roasted. Especially in summer, many people will match a lot of carbon Acid drinks, these are very high in calories.