Shrimp Nutrition value

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Shrimp are almost pure protein. in healthy food, while healthy fats and carbs are important for bodybuilding. Adding some shrimp is an easy way to get muscles building protein without adding too many additional calories.

like many other animal proteins, shrimp contains a high amount of the amino acid, leucine. Which is necessary for optimal muscle growth.

Nutrition Value


one raw shrimp of 85g or 3oz 
Calories 5 (22 kJ)

                                         % DV*
Total Fat < 0.1 g 0%
Saturated Fat < 0.1 g 0%
Polyunsaturated Fat < 0.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat < 0.1 g
Cholesterol 8 mg 3%
Sodium 7 mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate < 0.1 g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0 g 0%
Sugars 0 g
Protein 1 g
Calcium 3 mg
Potassium 9 mg
Alcohol 0 g
Iron < 1 mg
Vitamin A 9 mg
Vitamin C < 1 mg
Caffeine 0 mg
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your energy needs.

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