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Shrimp, Cholesterol, and Heart Health

Years ago, shrimp was considered to be taboo for heart patients or for people watching their cholesterol numbers. That’s because a small serving of 3.5 ounces supplies about 200 mg of cholesterol. For people at high risk for heart disease, that amounts to a full day’s allotment. However, shrimp is very low in total fat…Read More on Healthline


Dr. Oz: Unclog Arteries With Shellfish

5 Foods to Prevent Your Arteries from Clogging

Like any plumbing system, your arteries can get clogged up. When you have high blood pressure, inflammation causes cholesterol to stick to the walls of your blood vessels, forming a plaque. The following foods are powerful enough to prevent this dangerous clogging…Read More on Dr. Oz


Dr Oz, Kiwi Cleanses Arteries, Foods To Unclog Arteries, Grape Juice

Star Jones was a special guest on today’s Dr. Oz.  They talked about common heart attack triggers and foods that you can eat to cleanse and unclog your arteries.  During this segment Dr. Oz shared “natural drano” foods such as kiwi fruit, shellfish, Brussels sprouts, and grape juice to keep your arteries as clean as possible…Read More on TV Show Update 


Shrimp OK for Heart Healthy Diets

People no longer need avoid shrimp for its high cholesterol. Steamed shrimp, naturally low in fat, can be included in heart-healthy diets for people without lipid problems, report scientists from The Rockefeller University and the Harvard School of Public Health in the November American Journal of Clinical NutritionRead More on The Rockefeller University


Nutritional Benefits of Eating Shrimp

Shrimp is a food which is packed full of nutrients which I will point out in this article here. For starters, a four ounce serving size of shrimp is 112 calories, 23 grams of protein, just one fat gram, and zero grams of carbohydrates…Read More on Yahoo


Shrimp, Cholesterol, and Heart Health

Years ago, shrimp was considered to be taboo for heart patients or for people watching their cholesterol numbers. That’s because a small serving of 3.5 ounces supplies about 200 mg of cholesterol. For people at high risk for heart disease, that amounts to a full day’s allotment. (For everyone else, 300 mg is the limit.) However, shrimp is very low in total fat (about 1.5 grams per serving) with almost no saturated fat at all. Saturated fat is known to be particularly harmful to the heart and blood vessels, in part because our bodies can efficiently convert it to LDL (or bad) cholesterol…Read More on Healthline


What Is the Nutritional Value of Shrimp?

Shrimp are the most popular seafood in the United States, and these tasty prawns can be a healthy addition to your diet. Shrimp are low in fat and calories and have a relatively neutral flavor that makes them a natural addition to salads, pastas, soups and stir-fried dishes…Read More on Livestrong


Health Benefits of Eating Shrimp

While shrimp may be small in size, they are huge in terms of nutritional value and the health benefits they offer. Read on to learn how shrimp can help you lose weight, provide you with important beauty nutrients — such as the antioxidant astaxanthin — and add cancer-fighting minerals to your diet…Read More on Heal With Food

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