What Are The Health Benefits Of Shrimp? - Boxhill Crabcakes


What Are The Health Benefits Of Shrimp?

Learn all about the many health benefits of shrimp!

Learn all about the many health benefits of shrimp!

Shrimp has multiple health benefits, including improved bone and brain health, weight management, and lowered risk of heart disease. Continue reading to learn more about the great health benefits of shrimp, then come on into Box Hill to try some of our many shrimp dishes!

Nutritional Value

Shrimp is popular among people who want to eliminate carbohydrates from their diet, as shrimp contain zero carbs and are very low in calories. Shrimp are also full of protein and contain many nutrients and vitamins. In fact, eating shrimp can help you meet your daily mineral intake of iron, calcium, sodium, phosphorus, zinc, magnesium, and potassium, along with vitamin A, vitamin E, and B6, and vitamin B12!

Health Benefits

In addition to providing multiple nutrients, shrimp provide multiple health benefits including weight loss, anti-aging properties, relieving eye fatigue, contributing to hair health, lowered risk of cardiovascular disease, improving bone and brain health, and even may help to reduce the risk of lung and prostate cancer.

Making Shrimp At Home

Since shrimp provides so many benefits, you may want to eat it as often as possible! Cooking shrimp at home is very easy, and there are many recipes that everyone can try. Shrimp and linguine is a popular dish, made with a white wine or Alfredo sauce. Grilling shrimp is also a great option and provides a delicious texture to the shrimp. Try making kebabs with peppers and onions for a healthy and tasty summer meal!

Shrimp From Box Hill

At Box Hill, we offer shrimp served in multiple ways- fried, stuffed, in a salad, on a sandwich, and more! Try our specials like the broiled seafood platter with stuffed shrimp and jumbo shrimp, grilled chicken and jumbo shrimp over a Caesar salad, our seafood salad full of shrimp, lobster, and crabmeat, or even shrimp on a Greek salad!

It’s Always the Right Time for Box Hill

We are located in Abingdon, Maryland, and our crab cakes are available year-round! If you ever have any questions or comments about Box Hill or our Maryland crab cakes, use our contact form here.

Box Hill Crab Cakes is your source for the freshest, most authentic Maryland crab cakes—and we’ll ship them to your door! Our top-secret family recipe has been fine-tuned for decades, and we guarantee you will love them. Visit us online to place your order or give us a call at 410-515-3662. Want to get recipe ideas, updates, and information on sales? Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Google+, Trip Advisor, YouTube, and Twitter.

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