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Archive for the ‘Nutrient Facts’ Category

  • Eating Shrimp During Pregnancy

    Thursday, September 17th, 2015

    Every pregnant woman wants to eat well during her pregnancy, and a common question is, “What is safe to eat while pregnant?” Most women have an array of foods they enjoy and hope to continue eating while they are pregnant. Sushi, oysters, and other seafood delicacies top the list of questionable foods—whether or not they […]

  • What Is the Nutritional Value of Shrimp?

    Monday, June 13th, 2011

    Shrimp is the most popular seafood item eaten in North America.  Shrimp are low in fat and calories and are known for being high in cholesterol.  However, a study published it the “American Journal of Clinical Nutrition” that consuming shrimp does not adversely affect cholesterol levels, but the American Heart Association advises moderation of consumption […]

  • Farm Raised Vs. Fresh Caught Wild Shrimp

    Monday, May 23rd, 2011

    Many people believe that farm raised shrimp and seafood is better for the environment over catching fresh out of the ocean, but the opposite is true. Fisheries often create a toxic negative impact and farm raises seafood can have higher levels of pesticides and pcb’s over it’s free range counter parts.  Overfishing is an enviormental […]

  • Surprising Nutrient Facts About Shrimp

    Thursday, January 29th, 2009

    If you measured out a four ounce serving size of shrimp that gives you almost 24 grams of protein, which is almost half of your protein for the day.  The shrimp has about 110 calories and not even a whole gram of fat.  Newly found as well, shrimp contain a good amount of vitamin D […]