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

7. Sardine

It is delicious and nutritious food. This tiny fish is an excellent source of a lot of nutrients, such as iron, copper, magnesium, zinc, phosphorus, and selenium. It is also rich in vitamin-B12 (provides about 137 of the recommended daily intake). Also, it supplies a significant amount of vitamin-D (63% of the RDI) and calcium (35% of the RDI), which are essential for bone health.

Sardines also are rich in cholesterol; we can get 131mg cholesterol (45% of the RDI) from 92 grams (or 4 ounces).

Besides these healthy and nutritious foods, we have other cholesterol-rich foods, which are unhealthy and rich in saturated and trans fats that disrupts how the liver manage cholesterol level and raise the level of bad cholesterol (LDL). Either patients or healthy individuals, all people in all age groups, should limit the intake of these foods as possible because a high intake of these foods potentially raises the risk of diabetes complications, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases.

Now, we will discuss cholesterol-rich unhealthy foods.