Shrimp has high nutritional value. It is not only low in calories but also has various nutrients. It is a very good source of protein intake for those who lose weight and maintain health. When eating shrimp, many people also have the habit of eating shrimp heads.
Some people say it is nutritious, and some people say it is poisonous. Which statement is true? How to eat shrimp more healthy? Which groups are less suitable for eating shrimp and should pay more attention to the intake when eating shrimp? Manman nutritionist explains one by one!
Shrimp is low in calories and high in nutritional value, which helps in
weight loss and is beneficial to the body’s anti-oxidation!
Manman nutritionist said that shrimp and fish are also regarded as a kind of high-quality protein. They are low in fat and have the advantage of lower calories. Compared with pork of the same weight, they are only about half of the same weight, so they often appear in salads. It is a good source of protein for those who want to control their weight and exercise.
In addition to being low in calories, shrimps are also rich in nutrients. The most well-known nutrient is astaxanthin. Its antioxidant capacity is very superior. Compared with β-carotene, which has the same antioxidant capacity that people often hear, it can be a hundred times higher.
As much, it is very helpful for anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, prevention of cardiovascular disease, immune regulation, anti-obesity, skin maintenance, etc. The most important ingredient in krill oil that is often heard in health food is astaxanthin. By the way, astaxanthin is the ingredient that turns the color from blue to red after the shrimp is cooked.
In addition, shrimps have higher levels of vitamin B12 and vitamin E than other meats. The two are closely related to the health of red blood cells. Vitamin B12 helps hematopoiesis. One of the many causes of anemia is due to B12 deficiency. Vitamin E protects red blood cells from breaking down and ensures that red blood cells can indeed transport oxygen.
In addition, there are also trace minerals taurine and vanadium in shrimp. Taurine is a kind of ingredient that helps to boost the spirit and is often found in refreshing drinks. Vanadium helps the secretion of insulin, although the body is generally not easy to be deficient, but it is a good thing if you can get the right amount from natural ingredients.
Shrimp is highly nutritious, how to eat healthier?
Nutritionist: Do not heat, fry, or thicken.
Shrimp has high nutritional value, but high temperature cooking is easy to destroy nutrition. Therefore, Manman nutritionist recommends that the cooking method of shrimp is boiled, steamed, and fried. Too much unnecessary heat, fat, starch and other burdens.
Are shrimp heads nutritious? Or poisonous?
Which statement is true?
Many people have the habit of eating shrimp heads when they eat shrimp, thinking that shrimp heads have high nutritional value, but some people say that shrimp heads are high in toxins and best not to eat them. Which one is true? In this regard, the nutritionist of Manman said that in fact, both statements are true.
The nutritionist explained that shrimp heads are the gathering place of shrimp internal organs. People eat internal organs here. Animal internal organs naturally have their nutritional value, but the heavy metal pollution in the ocean and other toxins, pollutants, harmful substances, environmental hormones, etc. It will also focus on the internal organs. On the other hand, food cholesterol in internal organs is also considered to be high. Although food cholesterol has been confirmed by medical research in recent years to have little effect on human cholesterol, it has been excluded from the recommended daily intake limit like eggs.
However, if there is cholesterol such as hyperlipidemia For those who have problems, it is naturally recommended that the related risks should be avoided as much as possible. Therefore, it is generally recommended to avoid shrimp heads when eating shrimp.
4 groups eat shrimp pay attention to the amount and body,
food allergies pay attention to changes in allergens!
Manman nutritionist reminded that although shrimp is low in calories and has high nutritional value, people with gout, chronic kidney disease, hyperlipidemia, and food allergies still need to pay attention to the intake or avoid it. As everyone knows, seafood is one of the risk factors for gout, and excessive intake of animal protein will also increase the burden on the kidneys. Although shrimp is low in calories, it has high cholesterol.
As mentioned above, people with hyperlipidemia still have to pay attention to food cholesterol. For people with food allergies, in addition to those who are allergic to seafood should not be in contact with seafood such as shrimp, allergens may change with the state of the body. For example, people who are allergic to nuts but not seafood will become allergic to seafood. Therefore, all people who are allergic to food should be reminded to eat shrimp and seafood in moderation and pay attention to their physical conditions.
Manman nutritionist said that shrimp is a very good choice for weight loss or health care. The right amount of intake and risk avoidance, and the daily diet maintains a balanced nutrition, which is more conducive to good health!