Do You Know the Cholesterol Level in Shrimp?

Q:
Do you know the cholesterol level in shrimp?

A:
According to wikipedia, 1 shrimp (18 g) contains 10% of one’s daily cholesterol needs. In this case, when you eat 10 shrimps a day, you’ve reached the upper limit of your daily cholesterol intake.

However, recently it’s said that the cholesterol in shrimp is good cholesterol, shrimp also contains high quality protein.

If you only eat a couple of shrimps a day, it’s not a concern. If you’re a big shrimp lover, make sure you eat them with fresh leafy vegetables and fibers, fibers make the cholesterol in foods less absorbed.

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