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Doctor insights on: Cholesterol In Lobster Shrimp

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Is king crab high in cholesterol?

crab: King crab evidently has about 15mg per ounce of meat, steak has about 25mg/ounce by comparison. ...Read more

Dr. James Ferguson
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Cholesterol (Definition)

Cholesterol is a measure of fat produced by the body by genetics as well as by diet. Your total cholesterol measures the triglycerides (increases with high sugary foods and baked goods, helped with fish oil), HDL (your good cholesterol-difficult to increase but helped with exercise, hormone replacement, niacin) and LDL (your bad cholesterol, decrease this w/ lean protein, ...Read more


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Is squid high in purines?

Is squid high in purines?

See details: Once again, it does not matter. Studies have shown conclusively that diet has little effect on serum uric acid levels. ...Read more

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Is calamares high in purines?

Is calamares high in purines?

Moderately high: Calamari is moderately high in purines. They are not nearly as high as organ meats, sardines and anchovies, but are moderately high so should be minimized. If gout is stable having moderate portions now and then may be tolerated. A variety of natural remedies can be helpful for gout including vitamin c, Folic Acid and tart cherry juice. See http://umm.Edu/health/medical/altmed/condition/gout. ...Read more

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Is abalone high in cholesterol?

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Is abalone high in cholesterol?

Same as most animals: The cholesterol content in most animals per unit weight is quite similar. The difference is usually related to their relative content of saturated (like marbled fat in red meat) and polyunsaturated (like omega-3 fats in sea food) that determine their health risks. Abalone likely is very low in saturated fat itself, but like most sea food, gets less healthy with the drawn butter that accompanies it. ...Read more

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Is flounder low in purines?

Is flounder low in purines?

Not extremely low: Forget diet. You do not lower your serum uric acid level all that much by diet alone. ...Read more

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Are chicken egg yolks high in cholesterol?

Are chicken egg yolks high in cholesterol?

Yes.: That's where the cholesterol is, in the yolk. The egg whites, which are high in protein, are largely cholesterol-free. ...Read more

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Are alaskan crab legs usually high in cholesterol?

Are alaskan crab legs usually high in cholesterol?

Yes : Yes -- crabs and lobsters are high in cholesterol. ...Read more

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Is salmon-fish high in mercury?

Some can be esp: Farm raised, wild salmon is healthier and has much less mercury. ...Read more

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Is the lobster a shellfish?

Is the lobster a shellfish?

It's a crustacean.: There are 2 kinds of shellfish - crustaceans & mollusks. Lobster, shrimp, prawn, crab & crayfish are crustaceans relatives of insects and characterized by having claws. The other group of shellfish, the mollusks, include clam, cockles, oyster, mussels, scallops, snails, squid, octopus & calamari. If you are allergic to crustaceans you may not be allergic to mussels and vice versa. ...Read more

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How can seafoods like lobster, crab and squid cause food allergies?

How can seafoods like lobster, crab and squid cause food allergies?

If you are sensitive: If you are sensitive to the proteins in these foods, your body makes antibodies that recognize them and set off an allergic reaction. Most foods have the potential of causing allergies, but a few are more likely and shellfish are among the 8 most common food allergens. ...Read more

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Which shellfish has high cholesterol content?

Which shellfish has high cholesterol content?

Seafood and choleste: Shellfish are a safe source of nutrition. The cholesterol content turns out to be relatively safe as most of the bodies cholesterol is manufactured by the liver. The early studies on the amounts of cholesterol in shrimp revealed an error had been made in that the substance thought to be cholesterol was somewhat different is was not solid in cold water. Most sea food is safe to eat. ...Read more

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Which shellfish have high levels of cholesterol?

Which shellfish have high levels of cholesterol?

Lobster,crab,shrimp: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/7132729/. "our data indicated that large quantities of lobster, crab, and shrimp were only mildly hypercholesterolemic in normals, but less so than other cholesterol-containing foods. Clams, oysters, and scallops were not hypercholesterolemic in normal subjects but were in a hypercholesterolemic patient.". ...Read more

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Should i eat shrimp if my cholesterol is high?

Should i eat shrimp if my cholesterol is high?

Yes because...: This is fine because 1) even though shrimp is high in cholesterol, eating it does not significantly raise our cholesterol (see http://www.Cnn.Com/health/indepth.Food/meat/seafood/healthful.Shrimp/) and 2) research shows women with high cholesterol live longer and have reduced risk of heart attacks and stroke! see http://www.Naturalnews.Com/033975_high_cholesterol_heart_attacks.Html. ...Read more