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Doctor insights on: Shrimp Bad For Cholesterol

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Dr. William Holmes
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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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Are eggs bad for bad cholesterol ?

Are eggs bad for bad cholesterol ?

Eggs and Cholesterol: Nope. The liver sees your food that you eat as proteins, carbohydrates and fats. Everything that is absorbed from your stomach and intestines are dissolved and broken into these main components. If your diet is low in fat and sugars then you are doing the right thing for natural approaches to lowering your cholesterol risk. ...Read more

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Is red meat bad for cholesterol? (Steaks)

Is red meat bad for cholesterol? (Steaks)

Elevated cholesterol: Red Meat is not necessarily bad for you. You can avoid other sources of fat to control your cholesterol.. You should avoid fried foods such as fried fish or deep fried breaded chicken. . It is okay to have Red meat twice a week providing it is lean in the form of fillet or London Broil . You should always boil or broil your meets. Avoid sweets which are high in sugar and fats. . ...Read more

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Is peanut butter good or bad for high cholesterol?

Is peanut butter good or bad for high cholesterol?

Good: Studies show that diets rich in legumes (to include peanuts) can help to lower cholesterol by 30%. ...Read more

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Is swiss cheese bad for your cholesterol?

Is swiss cheese bad for your cholesterol?

Not in moderation: Low fat cheese is part of a healthy diet and can decrease the risk of osteoporosis, stroke and high blood pressure as well as migraines. Cheese can be high in fat and sodium so you should only eat 1-2 small portions per day. ...Read more

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Red yeast good for lowering bad cholesterol?

Red yeast good for lowering bad cholesterol?

Needs testing: Red yeast rice may be appealing because it's "natural," but you need to be careful. Experts have not studied it extensively. The ideal dosing and long-term safety are unclear. It could be dangerous for some people. And because the ingredients of different brands of red yeast rice extract might vary so much, it's hard to make firm statements about its effectiveness or safety. ...Read more

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Are chicken and turkey bad for elevated cholesterol ?

Are chicken and turkey bad for elevated cholesterol ?

Not if broiled,,: Chicken and turkey are not bad for cholesterol, especially if they are broiled and roasted respectively. This is likely to remove most of the fat under the skin and keep the meat lean. It also helps not to have fried chicken or heavy gravy with your turkey so that you don't add unnecessary fat and salt to the meal. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Why is shell fish bad for gout?

Why is shell fish bad for gout?

High purine food: Such as shellfish certain types of meats and alcohol increase the production of uric acid in the body. Get out occurs when the body cannot metabolize uric acid adequately. Medicines are taken to help get rid of the excess uric acid. If one counters this by eating foods that make more your casted then of course you are defeating the purpose of the medication. Hi was at York acid in the blood will cause the uric acid to precipitatein the soft tissues causing pain and discomfort in joints tendons ligamen ...Read more

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Total cholesterol is 211. Good cholesterol 85. Bad cholesterol 111. What can I do to get my bad cholesterol down?

Total cholesterol  is 211.  Good cholesterol 85. Bad cholesterol  111.   What can I do to get my bad cholesterol  down?

Might do you harm!: With a HDL of 85 i see no benefit to lowering your ldl. Low cholesterol can be as hazardous as high cholesterol. The role of cholesterol in heart disease is overestimated. See http://www.Sott.Net/article/242516-heart-surgeon-speaks-out-on-what-really-causes-heart-disease & http://www.Cbn.Com/cbnnews/healthscience/2012/october/cholesterol-myth-what-really-causes-heart-disease/. ...Read more

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Is whiting fish and catfish bad for gout?

Is whiting fish and catfish bad for gout?

NO: Diets are of limited benefit. Some meds make gout worse. Avoid alcohol. Beware of aspirin. Thiazide diuretics raise uric acid. You may be given a daily dose of Colchicine and/or allopurinal. ...Read more

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Are shrimp vegetarian rolls bad for you?

Are shrimp vegetarian rolls bad for you?

No: Not unless you are allergic. Curious though, don't the shrimp make the rolls no longer vegetarian? ...Read more

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Can shredded coconut be bad for cholesterol?

Can shredded coconut be bad for cholesterol?

Yes: Coconut oil can raise cholesterol. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/diet/features/coconut-oil-and-health. ...Read more

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Are prawns good for high cholestrol ?

No: Shrimps and prawns are high in cholesterol compared to other seafood. ...Read more

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Why is low HDL cholesterol bad for you?

Why is low HDL cholesterol bad for you?

Complicated: The conventional wisdom is that HDL helps to remove cholesterol from your arteries and epidemiological studies clearly show that the lower the hdl, the higher the risk and vice versa but drugs that raise the HDL have had disappointing results making the conventional wisdom suspect. It may just be a marker for something else. Bottom line: we're not sure why but it is. ...Read more

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Fish oil is bad for gout?

Fish oil is bad for gout?

Fish oil and gout: This should not be a problem. Monitor how you feel very closely. You should also be sure that the quality of the fish oil is very good (ie. don't go with a generic brand). ...Read more

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Is milk, butter, cheese, meat & eggs bad for cholesterol.My LDL is high & was put on welchol (colesevelam) just for 4 months.Is dairy ok for people with diabetes.

Is milk, butter, cheese, meat & eggs bad for cholesterol.My LDL is high &  was put on welchol (colesevelam) just for 4 months.Is dairy ok for people with diabetes.

Yes yes yes yes yes: Granted, lowfat or skim milk wouldn't contain too much fat, and neither would egg whites isolated from the yolks, but in general the foods you listed are good sources of bad fats and should generally be limited. ...Read more

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Is eating eggs and canned tuna everyday bad for the health?

Is eating eggs and canned tuna everyday bad for the health?

Balanced food plan: Eggs ; tuna are protein-rich and nutritious but if that is all you eat it is not good for physical or emotional health. Make sure you get some protein, good fats, and carbs. Check out the brand of canned tuna also so that you are sure it is from a company that makes sure their products are mercury free. Stay close to your doc so he/she can support you. Peace and good health. ...Read more