Sea food has a significant effect on taking care of the body against many diseases. Their properties are so great and effective that we can use marine products two to three times a week.
Shrimps are small and large creatures that live on the bottom of the oceans, and Iranian shrimps that are caught in the seas of Bandar Abbas have many fans. In these ports, all kinds of this marine creature can be found, which has many fans and demands. Among the sea foods in the world, this sea creature is the only one whose mercury content is zero, and therefore all people can consume it.
Shrimp has a large amount of omega-3 fatty acids and a low amount of mercury. Like other seafood, shrimp is rich in calcium, iodine and protein.
Antioxidants in shrimp are very beneficial for your health. These substances can protect your cells from damage. Studies show that the antioxidant astaxanthin helps prevent wrinkles and reduces sun damage.
Shrimp also has a lot of selenium. Some studies indicate that this mineral prevents certain types of cancer. Shrimp is also one of the best food sources of the important mineral iodine, which is deficient in many people. Iodine is needed for proper thyroid function and brain health.
But the healthiest and best way to cook it is grilling, which preserves all its properties.