Is shrimp high in cholesterol?

Answer Even though shrimp are low in total fat and high in cholesterol, studies show that diets that include shrimp produce low ratios of HDL to LDL cholesterol. Many studies show that shrimp consumption ... Read More »

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Is shrimp bad for high cholesterol?

Shrimp are high in high density lipids, or HDL, the so-called "good cholesterol," which makes shrimp safe for high cholesterol sufferers. Shrimp are also low in saturated fat and can be enjoyed as ... Read More »

What does it mean if someone has high blood HDL Cholesterol and low LDL Cholesterol levels?

These are SUPER good numbers. HDL is 'Good' cholesterol, you want to be over 40 on this one. Your HDL is SUPER high for a male.LDL is 'Bad' cholesterol. You want to be ideally below 100 on this ... Read More »

Is shrimp good for lowering cholesterol?

On One Hand: Shrimp Does Not Lower CholesterolShrimp has a high cholesterol count of about 200 milligrams per 12 large shrimp. According to, people who ate 300 grams of shrimp per day r... Read More »

Does high cholesterol increase the risk of high blood pressure?

On One Hand: High Cholesterol Increases RiskHaving high cholesterol is one of the factors that increase a person's risk of developing high blood pressure (hypertension), according to the Mayo Clini... Read More »