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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 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 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

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Is pork blood high in cholesterol?

Is pork blood high in cholesterol?

Yes: Any fatty meat will have elevated cholesterol, any deep fried foods also. ...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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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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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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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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What type of fish is high in cholesterol?

Anchovies....: www.cholesterolcholesterol.com/fish (see amount of cholesterol per each fish here) good fish to eat.The american dietetic association recommends: salmon, tuna, trout, herring, sardines, mackerel . Any health benefits from fish are cancelled out if you deep-fry them in a vat of vegetable. ...Read more

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Why has taking daily fish oil not lowered hereditary high cholesterol? Is it because the high cholesterol is hereditary?

Why has taking daily fish oil not lowered hereditary high cholesterol? Is it because the high cholesterol is hereditary?

Not the right: treatment. Fish oil may help with high triglycerides but not with cholesterol. If you have hereditary hypercholesterolemia, please consult a cardiologist to safe guard your health. If is not a do it yourself matter. ...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