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THE IMPORTANT USES OF SNAIL (Dodon Kodi)


-Shells are used for decoration

-Shells are used as source of calcium for animal feeds.

-Source of animal protein for man e.g Archachatina

-Important intermediate host for trematode parasites i.e Bulinus and -Biomphalaria

-Harbor polyembryonic stages of trematodes

-Feed on decomposing plant matter therefore help in cleaning the environment

-Do a great damage in garden or in a farm by feeding on almost any plant material


6 reasons you should be eating snails.


1  - Protein.

 Snails do provide a low calorie source of protein (unless you drench them in butter).


Protein is essential for building and repairing muscle, and is also better at filling you up than carbs and fat.

2 - Iron.

Iron is Essential for building red blood cells and carrying energy around the body.

3 - Vitamin B12.

B12 is needed for making red blood cells, keeping the nervous system healthy.

4 - Magnesium.

Snails are also a good source of magnesium, which our bodies need to maintain a normal blood pressure.

5 - Selenium.

We don’t need much selenium in our bodies, but we do need some to keep a healthy immune system and to protect cells against damage. 

6 - Omega 3.

“Snails also supply a little Omega-3,” says Hobson, “which is good news for your heart.”

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