Shilat Khalije Fars Novin

Fishery, Farming & Processing Seafood

  • Central Office: No 30, Energy St, Ghamsar St, Rey, Iran
  • Seafood Processing Factory No 1: No 27, Industrial Zone No 2, Borazjan Road, Burshehr, Iran
  • Seafood Processing Factory No 2: No 6, Bandar Abbas Industrial Zone, Sirjan Road, Bandar Abbas, Iran
  • Shrimp Farms: Pool No 16,17,18,21,24,27, Shif Shrimp Site, Bushehr, Iran
  • Salmon Trout Site: N 105, Shahre Kord Industrial Zone, Chaharmahal, Iran
  • Phone: +98 21 28424147
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The most important health benefits of shrimp

  1. Low in Calory( good for weight loss )

An average shrimp provides about 7 calories. If we eat 12 medium shrimp, we will get 85 calories. A large shrimp provides 18 calories. Even if we eat a lot of shrimps, we would still get fewer calories which makes shrimp a perfect choice for weight loss.


  1. Healthy Skin, Hair and Nails

The protein in shrimp gives you healthy skin and hair and helps with nail growth. You should eat shrimp based on your body’s daily needs because eating too many shrimps is bad for your health.

  1. Anemia Prevention

Studies show that eating shrimps help prevent anemia. Shrimp has 21% of vitamin B12. This vitamin plays an important role in producing red blood cells which protects you against anemia.

  1. Natural Energy Booster

Eating shrimps regularly gives the body more energy and helps you become stronger and more effective every day. Shrimps are high in iron, a mineral that is known to be an energy booster.

  1. Natural Source of Essential Nutrients

Eating about 120 grams of shrimps provides 100% of your body’s daily need for Selenium. This same amount of shrimps also has 75% vitamin B12, 50% phosphorus, and more than 30% chlorinated iodine. The minerals in shrimp can boost the immune system and provide the antioxidants needed to fight free radicals.

  1. Fat Processing

The Niacin or vitamin B3 in shrimp can process fats, carbohydrates, and proteins and turn them into energy. Niacin also acts as a shield. It protects your skin from drying out and keeps it healthy.

  1. Reducing the Risk of Depression( No More Depression)

Essential fatty acids and omega-3s in shrimp can protect against depression and improve mood.

  1. Reducing the Risk of Hypothyroidism ( Say Goodbye to Underactive Thyroid )

Hypothyroidism is caused by a lack of copper in the body. Shrimps are high in copper. Eating Shrimps provide the body with the necessary amount of copper to prevent underactive thyroid.

  1. Shrimps and Preventing Premature Aging

Shrimp contain carotenoids. Cartenoids are very important for healthy skin and preventing premature aging.

  1. Healthier Fats with Shrimps

Shrimp has a variety of healthy fats, such as monounsaturated, polyunsaturated, omega-3, and omega-6 fats.

  1. Prostate Cancer Prevention with Shrimps

Our body needs 48% selenium daily. Lack of Selenium can cause a variety of cancers such as prostate cancer. Many researchers at the Food Research Institute say that a combination of sulforaphane and selenium can make the immune system 13 times stronger.

  1. A Rich Source of Protein

One shrimp has 29 grams of protein. Shrimps are also low in carbohydrates.

  1. Stronger Bones with Shrimps

The combination of Calcium and phosphorus is essential for building bones and strengthening the teeth. It is also recommended to eat shrimps with the shell because shrimp shells contain glucosamine, which is useful for building cartilage in the joints.

  1. Balancing Hormones with Shrimps

The most important health benefit of eating shrimps is its effect on balancing the body's hormones. This is especially true if we like to exercise. Shrimp is high in protein, which is good for producing and balancing the hormones in the body. Besides, eating shrimps is important for increasing muscle mass because shrimps have the nutrients needed to increase muscle mass.

  1. Preventing Cancer with Shrimps

Prevent cancer by eating shrimps. 120 grams of shrimps contain 56 micrograms of selenium, which provides the body's daily needs. This mineral is an antioxidant that prevents cancer cells from growing. Many studies show that the selenium in shrimp is well absorbed by the body.

  1. Preventing Heart Disease and Diabetes with Shrimps

Lack of Selenium can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. Since shrimps are high in Selenium, eating them can prevent yet another dangerous disease such as cardiovascular disease. So, keep your heart and veins happy and healthy( or safe) by eating shrimps.

  1. A Source of Omega-3

Omega-3s are essential for the brain. Unfortunately, some people think that shrimp is a source of bad cholesterol or LDL, so they prefer to remove it from their diet. Many studies show that shrimps have different types of omega-3s. 120 grams of shrimps contain 50% eicosapentaenoic acid or EPA and the same amount of docosahexaenoic acid or DHA. EPA and DHA are two types of omega-3s that play an important role in keeping the nervous system healthy and preventing heart disease.

  1. Anti-inflammatory Properties of Shrimps

According to researches, shrimps contain anti-inflammatory substances such as Astaxanthin and Selenium. Astaxanthin in shrimp is useful for preventing and treating inflammation.

  1. Increasing Appetite with Shrimps

It is recommended to eat shrimp if you lose your appetite because it is rich in protein. When we eat a lot of shrimps, a substance called peptide is made in the body. Peptides in our body can stimulate the secretion of appetite hormones such as cholecystokinin. Cholecystokinin regulates a person's appetite. Cholecystokinin is regulated by peptide, so a person's appetite returns to normal.

  1. Natural Remedy for Anemia

Shrimps have a lot of vitamins. One of these vitamins is vitamin B. Shrimps have other types of vitamin B such as vitamin B6, B12, niacin, and pantothenic acid. These vitamins are essential for keeping blood pressure stable and preventing Anemia. People with Anemia can eat enough amount of shrimps as part of their treatment.

  1. High in Phosphorus

Eating Shrimps makes bones stronger. Eating shrimps regularly increases bone density and makes them stronger as a result. One of the necessary substances for bone formation is phosphorus. In addition to bones, phosphorus also plays a role in making teeth stronger. If we have weak bones, our health will be in danger. In the case of arthritis, we will usually feel pain in our joints.

  1. Improving Thyroid function with Shrimps

Shrimp has a good amount of iodine. We need iodine for thyroid function. This gland is important for regulating metabolism and body weight. Iodine is important for pregnant women because it keeps the fetus’s brain healthy.

  1. Shrimps and Healthy Eyesight

Eating shrimps regularly helps with healthy eyesight. Shrimp has Astaxanthin, which is useful for reducing sun damage on the eyes or radiotherapy.

  1. Shrimps and Healthy Bones

Shrimp are good for bone health because they contain the most important minerals such as magnesium, phosphorus, calcium, and zinc. These minerals are useful for absorbing the calcium needed by the bones and maintaining their density. Eating shrimps regularly reduces the risk of arthritis in postmenopausal women.

  1. Shrimps and Weight Loss

Shrimps are useful for weight loss because they are high in nutrients such as carbohydrates, protein, fat, zinc, and magnesium. Zinc and magnesium can increase the level of leptin in the body. Leptin is a hormone that regulates appetite and boosts energy.

  1. Shrimps and Strong Hair Roots

Eating shrimps improves hair health. Shrimps contain zinc which is useful for controlling hair cells and making hair roots stronger. Shrimp can also keep skin healthy and prevent premature aging. Shrimp make a person healthier and younger.

  1. Shrimps and Healthy Blood Cells

Shrimp contains magnesium, which improves the health of blood cells. Selenium is useful in fighting different types of inflammation that cause cancer and other chronic diseases. Selenium is important for fighting various types of free radicals dangerous to the body.

  1. Shrimps and Healthy Brain

Shrimps have iron, which is good for the brain. Good blood flow results in enough oxygen transfer to the brain, so the brain functions properly. Having high intelligence and good memory is also related to eating shrimps.

  1. Shrimps and Hair Loss

Many men and women experience hair loss. It’s a preventable problem if the hair loss is not genetic. In such cases, hair loss can be linked to environmental factors and an unhealthy diet that can be easily treated. Studies show that lack of zinc, in particular, is an important factor in hair loss. It can be quickly prevented by eating foods high in zinc such as seafood. Since seafood is known as one of the richest sources of zinc in the world, You can easily provide your body with the needed amount of zinc by eating shrimps more every day.

  1. Increasing Red Blood Cells with Shrimps

Iron is the first mineral that comes to mind when we think of increasing red blood cell counts. And while iron is essential for the formation of hemoglobin, other important nutrients directly increase the production of red blood cells. These nutrients include vitamin A and vitamin B12. Vitamin A plays an important role in helping the formation of red blood cells from stem cells because stem cells can become any cell. B12 works with iron to form hemoglobin and increase oxygen-carrying potential in the cells.

  1. Decreasing Menstrual Cramps with Shrimps

While there are many factors involved in experiencing severe menstrual cramps, it is proven that inflammation plays a key role. Omega-6 fats are inflammation boosters in nature that make the pain worse. However, shrimps contain much more omega-3 fatty acids, which are anti-inflammatory. The omega-3s in shrimps reverse the inflammatory effects of omega-6s. Seafood in general has more omega-3 fats than the meat of other animals. Your body works better when you eat more foods rich in omega-3 fats.

  1. Reducing the Risks of Strokes and Heart Attacks with Shrimps

Exclusively, Shrimp contain a rare fibrinolytic enzyme that improves the destruction of blood clots. To be more exact, people who have had a stroke are more likely to recover if they are taken to the hospital on time and given a type of fibrinolytic enzyme. This food is especially effective when medicine alone is not enough to prevent blood clots, as shrimp can destroy blood clots before they can accumulate and become dangerous.

  1. Improving Muscle Protein Synthesis with Shrimps


For the body to synthesize more muscle, you need to eat more foods rich in protein. While you can get the needed protein from a variety of meats and foods, shrimp is a better option because the meat is relatively leaner and richer in some important nutrients for the body. Zinc and other testosterone-friendly nutrients are two of these most important nutrients in shrimps that give you a strong muscular body.

Eating Shrimps

3 Ways You Can Eat Shrimps

  • Don’t Fry Shrimps:

If we don't fry the shrimp, we can enjoy all the health benefits of shrimps if we don’t fry shrimps. Also, bad cholesterol in frying oils causes bad cholesterol in shrimp.

  • Steam Shrimps:

Steaming is a healthier way to reduce bad cholesterol in shrimps

  • Grill Shrimps:

Grilling is another healthy way to cook shrimps because we can benefit from all the nutrients and enjoy the good taste.

Side Effects and Health Risks of Shrimps

  1. Mercury Poisoning

Eating too many shrimps can cause mercury poisoning because shrimp has different levels of mercury.

  1. Kidney Failure

Because shrimps are high in purines, they can worsen uric acid problems and kidney failure.

  1. Allergies

Shrimp can cause allergies. Allergic reactions to shrimp include  itchy skin and hives, nausea, vomiting, and severe headache.

  1. High Cholesterol

Eating too many shrimps can raise cholesterol levels, which is dangerous for people with high blood pressure, stroke, and heart disease.