Low in calories and not contain any carbs. Approximately 90% of the calories in shrimp come 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
In a 3-ounce (85-gram) serving of shrimp,
Protein: 18 grams
Vitamin B12: 21%