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Which shellfish have high levels of cholesterol?
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: 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.".

In brief: 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.".
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Dr. Doug Hansen
Family Medicine
In brief: Most shellfish
Shellfish in general have faily high levels of cholesterol.
However they tend to be low in saturated fats and trans fats while high in healthy omega-3 fatty acids. When eaten in moderation the health benefits of shellfish probably outweigh the risks.

In brief: Most shellfish
Shellfish in general have faily high levels of cholesterol.
However they tend to be low in saturated fats and trans fats while high in healthy omega-3 fatty acids. When eaten in moderation the health benefits of shellfish probably outweigh the risks.
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