Crayfish, or crawfish as it is sometimes spelled and called, is a very popular seafood in many countries today. This seafood is used in many African dishes to add flavor to the food. Crayfish are often dried and they can be eaten both raw or cooked. Either way of consuming this seafood has no problem with health. It should be noted that some of us eat crayfish without even knowing it is very beneficial for our health. For example, crayfish is rich in protein and packed with amino acids as well as Omega-3 fatty acids.
Health benefits of eating crayfish
1. Crayfish helps In The Development Of Stronger Bones
as we all know, calcium and magnesium, are two minerals that help to make the bones stronger and healthier, and eating anything with these nutrients is beneficial for you. Well, the good news is that crayfish contains both of these nutrients. Therefore adding up to your diet is very very important for your bone’s health.
2. Crayfish helps promote healthy skin
crayfish contains Omega-3 fatty acids, which are nutrients that help protect the skin from harsh sunlight and ultraviolet rays, and also aid in removing dark spots and blemishes and in return give you the smooth clean skin you need.
3. Crayfish helps improve metabolism
given that crayfish is very rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, this nutrient helps in reducing the risks of diseases by helping the body promote the better functioning of the immune system, thereby keeping the body safe from many different types of diseases.
4. Crayfish aids with weight loss:
crayfish contains low fats, low-calorie content, and contains fewer carbohydrates, which makes it very good to be consumed by those who want to lose weight or even maintain their present weight. Eating more crayfish would fill you up without adding to your weight and when you feel full, you will not want to eat again.
5. Crayfish helps to regenerate lost cells:
this sea creature contains many nutrients like proteins that help restore the body’s cells by repairing broken cells and rebuilding new ones. When your body’s cells get restored, it helps in making sure your organs function very well and properly.
Other health benefits
- Helps in Boosting Fertility
- Helps in Treating Inflammation
- Helps in Preventing Depression
- Helps in Promoting eyes health
- Helps in developing the brain