Our expert says:
According to the SA Foodo Tables, calamari, squid and octopus contain aprrox. 260 mg of cholesterol per 100g, which represents 87% of the daily permitted intake of 300 mg of cholesterol per day. In general "seafood" such as shrimps and prawns also have a relatively high cholesterol content of about 200 mg/100g. Rather eat other types of fish like grilled hake, etc which only contain about 70 mg of cholesterol per 100 g, , and have calamari only once a month.
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