Shrimp is one of the best marine products in the world. Shrimp is an excellent source for vitamin B-12, vitamin-D, selenium, and unsaturated fats. Shrimp is assumed as low-calorie protein- content source that includes iron and niacin (one of vitamins in group B) as well. Given that shrimp is an excellent source of tryptophan amino acid (tryptophan amino acid is converted into niacin in human body) thus shrimp generally contains extremely high amount of niacin (The existing niacin in shrimp + the niacin derived from tryptophan in body).
Shrimp includes a great amount of tryptophan and selenium. Selenium contributes to prevention from cancer due to its antioxidant effect.
Selenium is one of the minerals that may contribute to prevention from cancer because of its antioxidant effect. There is a large quantity of this material in shrimp.