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High Cholesterol Foods to Avoid

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High Cholesterol Foods to Avoid

Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that is found in all cells of the body. The human body makes the cholesterol that we need but we get cholesterol from our food too. If you have too much cholesterol, it begins to build up in your arteries.

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High Cholesterol Foods to Avoid

According to the American Heart Association, many people don’t know their cholesterols are too high because there are usually no symptoms

The National Cancer Institute states that these are the top food sources of cholesterol amongst the people.

Eggs and egg mixed dishes — 25 percent

Chicken and chicken mixed dishes — 13 percent

Beef, beef mixed dishes and burgers — 11 percent

Full-fat cheese — 4 percent

Sausage, hot dogs, bacon and ribs — 4 percent

Fish and fish mixed dishes — 3 percent

Grain-based desserts — 3 percent

Dairy dessert — 3 percent

Pasta and pasta dishes — 3 percent

Pizza — 3 percent

Mexican mixed dishes — 3 percent

Cold cuts — 3 percent

Reduced fat milk — 2.5 percent

Pork and pork mixed dishes — 2 percent

Shrimp and shrimp mixed dishes — 2 percent

Any food that causes inflammation do the most damage and increase our chances of developing heart disease.

Also, poor quality animal products are highly inflammatory, as are toxic oils that are made using chemicals and solvents.

Alcohol, sugar and caffeine are all stimulants that the liver can use to produce more cholesterol, increasing levels of inflammation.


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