Cajun Style Spiced Shrimp- cook for your life - anti cancer recipes

Fresh or frozen, the seafood section of your grocery store should not be ignored. One popular type of seafood is shrimp, it’s both cheap and easy to find. Packed with antioxidants, and anti-inflammatory properties, shrimp contains a powerhouse of protective components.

Like all shellfish, shrimp are low in saturated fat, and high in omega-3 fatty acids and protein, making them a great heart-healthy choice,

Chef Tips

Many seafood counters receive shrimp frozen and sell it thawed over ice. Keep in mind, whether fresh or frozen, the nutritional value will be the same.

Be sure to take a look at some of our favorite recipes that more than compensate for shrimp’s small reputation. Shrimp are great on the barbecue and loaded with spices like in our Cajun Style Spiced Shrimp, or quickly and simply cooked in or Angel Hair Pasta with Shrimp.

Registered Dietitian Approved

There are many misconceptions about nutrition and cancer in widespread media. By using current scientific literature and recommendations from the Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice, 2nd Ed., published by the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, a professional interest group of the  Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the American Institute for Cancer Research, the National Cancer Institute, and the American Cancer Society, our Registered Dietitian, Kate Ueland, MS, RD, CSO and our team of editors work to help our readers discern truth from myth. The statements on this blog are not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease. Always consult your physician or registered dietitian for specific medical advice.

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