High Cholesterol? Limit These 7 Foods

Fried foods

In spite of their popularity, "junk" foods like French fries and onion rings are really hazardous for your health since they contain trans fatty acids and increase your LDL (low-density lipoprotein) level (the "bad" cholesterol).


Gentile suggests butter as a possible source of elevated cholesterol due to its high content of saturated fatty acids (found in both animal fats and plant oils).


Many of us rely on cheese on a regular basis because of its high protein and calcium content; nevertheless, it's important to keep in mind that cheese also contains a lot of saturated fatty acids.

Baked goods

Delicious as cookies, cakes, and cupcakes may be, they often include a lot of butter or shortening, both of which are, you guessed it, sources of saturated fat.


Due to its high saturated fat content (approximately 99 milligrams of cholesterol and 29.4 grams of saturated fat per 100 grams of untrimmed beef), expert advises restricting intake of it.

Processed meats and sausage

The "high salt content" of processed meats like sausage, bacon, and sliced meats is something. Consuming so much salt increases one's chance of developing cardiovascular disease.

Tropical oils

Palm oil, coconut oil, and other tropical oils should be restricted as well, some research suggests that these oils may increase both "bad" (LDL) and "good" (HDL) cholesterol.

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