From Food Vice to Virtue
It's not easy to shed a "bad boy" reputation, but new research is helping these 10 former food baddies climb back into nutritional favor.
isn't really a heart-damaging, high-cholesterol causing demon. When researchers fed men with normal cholesterol levels 10½-ounces
of shrimp, ratios of "good" HDL to "bad" LDL cholesterol changed very little. And triglycerides, another blood fat, dropped
13 percent. Seems saturated and trans fats are the real culprits in raising blood cholesterol; shrimp has little of the first
and none of the latter.
What it offers you: Lean protein (35 grams) with three grams of total fat and less than one gram of saturated fat per 6-ounce serving. Recipe: Kung Pao Shrimp
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