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Snails in Your Garden, a Simple Solution, Eat Them.

Snails

The common garden snail found in the United States, Helix aspersa, is a close relative of France’s commercially harvested Helix pomatia and is quite edible. They are delicious and highly nutritious.

A 3.5 ounce serving of snails provides about 90 calories. Most of the calories in a dish of snails come from protein.  A serving of snails doesn’t have as much protein as beef or chicken but compares favorably with seafood.  A 3.5 ounces serving adds 16.5 grams of protein to your diet, compared to 30 grams in a serving of white-meat chicken and 25 grams in a serving of dark-meat chicken. …

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