Curiosity and advice
Prawns are part of the crustacean family, which is a product of modest nutritional importance in our country. Their composition consists of about 17.5% protein, with 87 calories per 100 g of raw product, and is low in fat and carbohydrates. Minerals include calcium, which is essential for bone development, magnesium, which the body needs to carry out many enzymatic reactions, and phosphorus, which converts food into energy. Prawns also contain large amounts of vitamins such as A and B6.
Therefore, simply removing the skin before or after cooking is enough to obtain a light, salty food that is recommended for a low-calorie diet. The highest caloric intake is in the leg, while the breast, which is low in cholesterol, is recommended for everyone’s diet, especially young people, the elderly and those with high cholesterol levels.