- Low in calories, majority from protein
- Provides more than 20 different vitamins and minerals, including 50% of your daily needs for selenium, a mineral that may help reduce inflammation and promote heart health
- One of the best food sources of iodine, an important mineral that many people are deficient in
- A good source of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids
Shrimp is rich in nutrients, with protein several times to dozens of times that of fish, eggs, and milk. It is also rich in minerals such as potassium, iodine, magnesium, phosphorus, vitamin A, aminophylline and other ingredients. Its meat is soft and easy to digest. It is an excellent food for people who are weak and need to be nursed after illness.