Shrimp Nutrition Label

Shrimp Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 66kcal (275 kj)
14%
Carbohydrates 0.00g
0%
Sugars 0.00g
Starch 0.00g
Sucrose 0.00g
Maltose 0.00g
Fructose 0.00g
Galactose -
Glucose 0.00g
Protein 14.44g
12%
Fat 0.80g
1%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 0.28g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis 0.17g
Fatty acids, total saturated 0.15g
Cholesterol (gc) 142.00mg
Sterols 0.00mg
Iron 3.60mg
20%
Vitamin d 0.05ug
0%
Calcium 58.00mg
6%
Chromium 1.00ug
4%
Sodium 148.00mg
10%
Iodine 210.00ug
140%
Copper 0.24mg
0%
Salt 377.10mg
16%
Selenium 21.00ug
38%
Vitamin e alphatocopherol 4.00mg
27%
Zinc 1.31mg
16%
Vitamin c (ascorbic acid) 0.00mg
0%
Vitamin b-12 (cobalamin) 3.00ug
125%
Vitamin a retinol activity equivalents 1.76ug
0%
Thiamin (vitamin b1) 0.01mg
1%
Riboflavine (vitamin b2) 0.03mg
3%
Vitamin b6 pyridoxine (hydrochloride) 0.00mg
0%
Manganese 0.04mg
2%
Magnesium 22.00mg
7%
Potassium 70.00mg
3%
Fluoride 0.08mg
3%
Phosphorus 110.00mg
16%
Vitamin k 0.17ug
0%
Fibre, total 0.00g
0%
Fibre, dietary 0.00g
0%
Niacin equivalents, total 6.04mg
43%
Molybdenum 0.01mg
0%
Folate 20.69ug
5%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols -
0%
Water 83.36g
3%

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet.

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Common Questions about Shrimp

What is SHRIMP?

Shrimp are small, decapod crustaceans with elongated bodies and a primarily swimming mode of locomotion. They are an excellent source of lean protein, low in calories, and high in various nutrients such as selenium, vitamin B12, and iodine.

What are the health benefits of shrimp?

Shrimp are an excellent source of lean protein and are low in saturated fat. They also provide a good amount of omega-3 fatty acids, which can promote heart health. Additionally, shrimp contain various vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin D, vitamin B12, and selenium, which are essential for overall well-being.

What are the health risks associated with consuming shrimp?

Shrimp can be a healthy part of a balanced diet, but there are potential health risks to consider. Shrimp can contain high levels of cholesterol, so individuals with high cholesterol or heart disease should consume them in moderation. Additionally, some people may have allergies to shellfish, including shrimp, and should avoid them to prevent allergic reactions.

How much shrimp should I eat per day?

It is generally recommended to consume 3-4 ounces of shrimp per day, which is about the size of a deck of cards. Shrimp is a good source of protein and low in calories, but it is also high in cholesterol, so moderation is key.

What are the symptoms of a shrimp allergy?

Symptoms of a shrimp allergy can include hives, itching, swelling, vomiting, diarrhea, trouble breathing, and in severe cases, anaphylaxis.

Shrimp Calorie Breakdown

The ratio of macro elements (protein, fat, carbs) in Shrimp

Fat 11%
Carbohydrates 0%
Protein 89%

Component Breakdown for Shrimp

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Minerals
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Carbo-hydrate
Data for Amino Acids is mapped from an external database. Use with caution only for informational purposes. Source: USDA

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