2. Nutritional Profile

Each scrumptious morsel of shrimp packs a nutritional punch. The crustaceans carry prolific amounts of protein, vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats. A four-ounce serving provides

  • Calories: 135
  • Protein: 25.83 g (52 percent DV)
  • Selenium: 56.13 mcg (102 percent DV)
  • Vitamin B12: 1.88 mcg (78 percent DV)
  • Sodium: 1,073.88 mg (72 percent DV)
  • Phosphorus: 347 mg (50 percent DV)
  • Choline: 153.54 mg (36 percent DV)
  • Copper: 0.29 mg (32 percent DV)
  • Iodine: 46 mcg (31 percent DV)
  • Vitamin B3: 3.04 mg (19 percent DV)
  • Zinc: 1.85 mg (17 percent (DV)
  • Vitamin E: 2.49 mg (17 percent DV)
  • Vitamin B6: 0.27 mg (16 percent DV)
  • Omega-3 fats: 0.34 g (14 percent DV)
  • Calcium: 103.19 (10 percent DV)
  • Magnesium: 41.96 mg (10 percent DV)
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