Popularly known as ‘the pebbles of the sea’. You can find them along the coast or sea shore. Periwinkles are considered a delicacy in African and Asian cuisines. Periwinkles are about 80% water, 15% protein, and 1.4% fat. The meat is high in protein and a good source at that, it is also high in omega-3 fatty acids and low in fat. It is really an essential for the body. It is also a good source of minerals such as magnesium and phosphorus. Periwinkles contained a lot of nutritional values essential for people of all ages.