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December 1996 Issue

Shrimp Can Be Part of A Heart-Healthy Diet

Contrary to popular belief eating shrimp as part of a low-fat diet can have a positive effect on blood lipids, says a small study from Harvard's School of Public Health and The Rockefeller University in New York City. In the study, 18 healthy adults rotated three diets for a total of nine weeks: (1) a baseline low-fat diet, (2) the same diet plus 10 ounces of steamed shrimp daily, and (3) the baseline

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