Shrimp are low in calories and contain vitamin B12, which helps with energy metabolism. This crustacean also has a nice amount of omega-3 fat, shown to help boost energy and mood.
Worried about the cholesterol in shrimp? Don’t be. The latest Dietary Guidelines Committee Report recommended eliminating the existing cholesterol guidelines (of 300mg per day or less) as the scientific evidence is just not strong enough. They concluded that eating high amounts of cholesterol in foods like shrimp and whole eggs, doesn’t raise blood cholesterol.Back to top