At 84 calories per 3-ounce serving, shrimp has about two thirds of the calories of chicken and about half that of sirloin. Make a stir fry, grill the shrimp, or pan fry in olive oil and garlic 2 minutes each side
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Shrimp are low in calories and fat with lots of B-12 vitamins. 4 ounces of shrimp are aound 110 calories. SAid to be high in cholesterol, so eat in moderation. Mix with brocolli and 2 ounces of pasta, olive oil & garlic you have a great stir fry. Easy and Fast! Or have a shrimp cocktail!
4 ounces of shrimp equals about 115 calories. It is a good source for Omega 3's, vitamin D and B-12, although they are low in protein. It is said shrimp can contribute to high cholesterol, and some people are prone to get gout from the purines in shrimp. Eat moderately, or maybe just add a few to pasta with a veggie. Or boil and peel. They won't disturb gloucose balance.
Shrimp is protein, low-fat, low-calorie, tastes great, cooks super-fast, and if you buy it and cook it at home, you can have a great meal for a fraction of what the same meal costs at a restaurant (one pound of cleaned, shell-on 31/40 count shrimp cost about $6.49 at my supermarket today). Check SparkRecipes or your other favorite food sites for ideas! 4
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