Bagongon (Telescope Snail)

Bagongon (Telescope Snail)

Bagongon (Telescope Snail)

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Bagongon, also known as the "telescope snail" or "telescopium snail" is a species of freshwater snail found in various parts of Southeast Asia.

Telescope snail information:

  1. Nutritional Content: Telescopium telescopium, like many other edible snails, can be a good source of protein, low in fat, and contain essential nutrients such as iron, magnesium, and certain vitamins.

  2. Local Culinary Practices: In some cultures, snails are considered a delicacy and are prepared in various ways, such as stir-frying, boiling, or grilling. The culinary practices and recipes can vary widely.

  3. Allergies and Sensitivities: Some individuals may be allergic to certain types of shellfish or mollusks, and this can extend to snails. If you have known allergies or sensitivities, it's essential to exercise caution and, if necessary, consult with a healthcare professional before adding telescope snails to your diet.

100 grams of bagongon has approximately 150 calories. It is also high in cholesterol. There is also a chance of bagongon containing mercury and lead due to being filter feeders.

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