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Cholesterol Food Chart

With a view to help the individuals take a balanced diet of two forms of cholesterol, medical practitioners and many governmental agencies dispensed

cholesterol food charts

based on the foods a person takes. These cholesterol food charts depict the foods and the amount of cholesterol present in them. The cholesterol count is given in terms of mg/100 g i.e milligrams per 100 grams of food.

High Cholesterol Food Chart

Cholesterol is very important component of the blood plasma and forms a essential nutrient of the body. Excess consumption of cholesterol is not good for the health and leads to risk of heart disorders. The below chart gives the list of foods high in cholesterol so that they can be consumed in little amounts.

 

Food Item

 

Food Category

 

Cholesterol Count (milligrams per 100 grams)

Chicken

Meat

90

Salami

Meat

80

Steamed Whiting

Fish

110

Cod Fish

Fish

500

Lard

Oils and Fats

95

Salted Butter

Oils and Fats

250

Boiled Eggs

Eggs

450

Poached Eggs

Eggs

480

Sponge Pudding

Bakery Product

80

Lemon Meringue Pie

Bakery Product

90

Low Cholesterol Food Chart

There are foods with very low amounts of cholesterol and these foods are very much required for the body. These foods are usually recommended by the physicians. Below is the list of foods low in cholesterol.

Food Item

Food Category

Cholesterol Count (milligrams per 100 grams)

Irish Stew

Meat

35

Hamburger

Meat

35

Oysters

Fish

40

Scallops

Fish

30

Dripping

Oils and Fats

95

Margarine

Oils and Fats

5

Scrambled Eggs

Eggs

410

Egg Omelet

Eggs

410

Scones

Bakery Product

5

Bread

Bakery Product

1

All forms of foods with fats and cheese content in them contain high cholesterol. Therefore you need to avoid these foods. Instead take excess amounts of fruits and vegetables. Take foods mentioned in the low cholesterol food chart in high quantities and avoid to the maximum the foods mentioned in the high cholesterol food chart.

 

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