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Seafood 'may cut heart attack risk by 50pc'

Prawns,crabs,squid and octopus are just as packed with vitamins,minerals and fish oils as fish like salmon or cod.

Written by Agencies | London |
July 2, 2012 12:06:19 pm

Including one portion of seafood in your weekly diet may halve the chances of suffering a heart attack,it has been revealed.

Prawns,crabs,squid and octopus are just as packed with vitamins,minerals and fish oils as fish like salmon or cod,the Daily Mail reported.

They all contain Omega-3 – a key fatty acid known to help with heart health.

Although seafood contains cholesterol,it’s actually foods high in saturated fats – the type found in cheese,red meat and fast food – that increase levels of bad cholesterol in the body.

So seafood is unlikely to have a major impact on your blood cholesterol levels.

However,the NHS advises against eating raw shellfish and raw seafood during pregnancy.

📣 The above article is for information purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the guidance of your doctor or other qualified health professional for any questions you may have regarding your health or a medical condition.

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