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Shellfish. Plate of assorted shellfish, including prawns and lobsters. These crustaceans are rich in protein, and iodine which is important in the formation of thyroid hormones. They contain copper, selenium and zinc, which are vital to the health of body cells and enzyme systems. However, they do contain considerable amounts of cholesterol. Certain foods, including shellfish such as prawns, contain substances which can cause an allergic reaction in some people.
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