High-Cholesterol Foods : Which to Eat, Which to Avoid

2. Organ meat (offal)

Organ meat is the meat of animal organs, such as the liver, heart, kidneys, and brain. These meats are highly nutritious; it is a rich source of protein, vitamins (B12. B6, B3, and A), iron, selenium, magnesium, copper, and zinc. Organ meats are also rich in cholesterol; 56 grams provide 105mg cholesterol, which represents 36% of the recommended daily intake (RDI). Moderate intake of this meat is useful and protective. Limit the intake only if your doctor advised you because some conditions as pregnancy may require to avoid liver meat.