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Health: Check out the Amazing Benefits of Eating Crayfish

Amazing Benefits of Eating Crayfish.

Crayfish is of the numerous sea creatures. They are found in mostly fresh water and salt water bodies. Riverine areas of the country serve as home for this seafood.

However, it is amazing to know that crayfish contains enough nutrients for healthy living.

  Research proves that crayfish contains valuable nutrients and minerals which are Calcium, Zinc, Iron, Magnesium, Selenium and Sodium. Vitamin B1, B2, B6 and B12 and also Vitamins A, D, E and K are present in crayfish.

 The food condiment is known to be the next rich source of protein after animals. It also contains little source of Carbohydrate and Fat which is recommended for obese people.

This shows that a bowl of crayfish soup definitely provides you valuable nutrients for the development of the body.


 Listed below are the functions of crayfish in the body system:

1. Development of the brain: Crayfish like any other seafood contains Omega-3 fatty acids which plays an active role in brain function and helps reduce anxiety and depression in people.

2. Improves the production and circulation of blood: If eaten daily, due to the presence of iron, it helps produce more red blood cells and improves blood circulation around the body thereby reducing the chances of anaemia.

3. It builds body tissues: Eating Crayfish helps repair broken down cells and worn out tissues as a result of the high protein content. It also strengthens bones and muscles.

4. Boosts fertility: Crayfish contains Selenium, a nutrient that improves the reproductive system thereby enhancing fertility in both men and women.

5. Improves body metabolism: Nutrients helps improves body metabolism.

Crayfish is a good food condiment that complements especially babies and children food. It can be added to omelettes, soups, salads and other choice dishes.

 Finally, health is our N0:1 wealth, therefore our personal effort towards staying healthy is to include crayfish to the shopping list next time you go shopping. Better still, you can visit the streams, fishing for crayfish.

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