Seafood 101:
The Surprising Health Benefits of Lobster!

Aqua Seafood & Caviar Restaurant is renowned for being one of the premier seafood restaurants in Las Vegas, offering a refined atmosphere and an exceptional menu that features Maine lobster. The succulent flavors of the lobster meat make it a popular dish among seafood connoisseurs, making Aqua Seafood & Caviar Restaurant a top-notch choice for seafood lovers in the city.

Lobster is one of the most popular shellfish delicacies. Its rich, sweet taste has helped lobster earn the reputation of a luxury seafood option, making it a popular feature on menus around the globe. But lobster is more than just a delicious dinner option. There are many health benefits to eating seafood as well.

Come join us for dinner and enjoy a delicious seafood entree with some surprising health benefits.

Lobster is a high-protein, low-calorie, vitamin-rich crustacean that promotes heart health. You’ll enjoy multiple health benefits when you include lobster in your healthy diet plan. Enjoying the type of diet that contains Omega-3 fatty acids promotes heart health and helps prevent heart disease and heart failure. Although you can enjoy some of the benefits from Omega-3 fatty acids by taking fish oil supplements, comparing the health benefits of Omega-3 fatty acids vs. fish oil makes it clear that eating seafood is the best way to enjoy the benefits that Omega-3 fatty acids deliver.

Is lobster healthy for you?

Eating lobster does more than promote the benefits of a healthy heart. Enjoying lobster also helps you keep your thyroid healthy and delivers a high percentage of your daily recommended dose of essential vitamins and minerals such as the following:

  • Vitamin B12: Vitamin B12 helps prevent anemia, produce genes, and maintain cell health. It helps your body build strong muscles and prevents symptoms of vitamin B12 deficiency, such as weakness and fatigue.
  • Zinc: You need to maintain your zinc intake if you want your immune system and metabolism to function correctly. Your body also uses zinc to repair injuries.
  • Copper: Your body uses copper to produce energy. Copper is also a key ingredient in your blood vessels and tissues. It’s crucial for brain development and maintaining your immune system and nervous system.
  • Selenium: Selenium helps your immune system work correctly. It also helps your body grow healthy hair and nails. It also protects your thyroid from bad cells.

Is lobster high in protein?

Medical experts recommend people get up to 35% of their calories from protein. Although the exact number depends on your weight, activity level, and caloric intake, most people need between 50 and 175 grams of protein daily.

Eating lobster is an excellent way to meet your daily protein requirements. When you choose lobster from our seafood restaurant on the Vegas Strip, you choose the crustacean with the highest protein available in one serving.

One of the health benefits of eating lobster is that just a few ounces of lobster supplies almost a third of your daily protein requirements. Lobster is also a lean protein, and the benefits of consuming lean protein include managing your blood cholesterol levels.

How many carbs are in lobster?

Lobster is carb-free, making it a fantastic delicacy for anyone who wants to control their carb intake. Although there are healthy carbs, consuming bad or simple carbs can cause serious health issues, such as the following:

  • Diabetes: Although some people are born with diabetes, it’s also possible for people with issues with their blood sugar levels to develop diabetes overtime. People with diabetes may need insulin to regulate their blood glucose levels. Still, even with treatment, diabetes can lead to other severe health issues, including loss of vision, heart disease, kidney disease, nerve damage, and oral health problems.
  • High blood pressure: When people have high blood pressure, there’s too much pressure against their arteries. People with high blood pressure experience various symptoms, including anxiety, nausea, vomiting, chest pain, blurred vision, buzzing in the ears, and confusion. High blood pressure also leads to severe health issues, including kidney disease, heart disease, and stroke.
  • High cholesterol: High cholesterol doesn’t cause symptoms you may notice daily, but it can cause severe health problems, such as peripheral artery disease, an aortic aneurysm, a stroke, or a heart attack.

Maintaining a low-carb diet is a great way to promote heart health and weight loss.

Is lobster good for weight loss?

Lobster’s full of lean protein, making it an excellent choice if you want to lose weight. Lean protein is ideal for low-calorie diets and is a building block your body needs to build and maintain muscle. Muscles are essential when you’re trying to lose weight because your muscles use up more calories than fat, even when you’re sitting or resting. Since building strong muscles prompts your body to burn off calories instead of turning them into fat, eating foods that help build lean muscles promotes weight loss.

Is lobster suitable for special diets?

Many people follow dietary guidelines for various reasons. Some may be trying to lose weight, while others may have allergies or other health concerns they can regulate through their diet. Anyone with special dietary needs knows it is challenging to eat out and find savory dishes that satisfy your palate while meeting your dietary needs. Fortunately, Aqua Seafood & Caviar Restaurant’s Resorts World restaurant offers several items suitable for custom diets, including the following:

  • Lactose-free diets: Some people experience inconvenient and uncomfortable symptoms when they consume milk. Milk allergies and lactose intolerance can affect two out of every three people. Fortunately, lobster is dairy-free, so whether you have a milk allergy or a sensitivity to lactose, you can enjoy a lobster dinner without worrying about dairy-related symptoms.
  • Gluten-free diets: Grains contain protein, and this type of protein is called gluten. People with Celiac disease suffer from an autoimmune disorder that triggers symptoms such as abdominal pain, anemia, bone pain, diarrhea, constipation, and heartburn. Many people suffer similar symptoms from gluten intolerance. Lobster is gluten-free, although some sauces used could contain gluten. Individuals with Celiac or gluten sensitivity can order plain lobster to ensure they enjoy a delicious meal that won’t trigger any gluten-related health issues.
  • Low-fat diets: People consuming 2,000 calories per day should consume 44 to 78 grams of fat, with polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats making up at least 72% of their fat intake. One cup of lobster delivers just 1.2 grams of fat, making it a fantastic low-fat seafood option.

View our menu to learn more about our lobster menu options and explore our appetizers, seafood dishes, entrees, and desserts.

A Lobster Dish

What if you haven’t eaten lobster before?

The thought of a lobster dinner may be a little intimidating if you’ve never enjoyed lobster before. Our guide to lobsters explains how lobster is cooked so that you know what to expect. We also have a guide for eating lobster for the first time so you can be confident you’re ready to enjoy a lobster entree while enjoying a night out.

Savor a lobster dinner at Aqua Seafood & Caviar Restaurant

At Aqua Seafood & Caviar Restaurant, we specialize in a refined dining experience where you can experience an intimate dinner with family or friends. You’ll enjoy the best seafood and more on the Vegas Strip when you join us for dinner.

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