Unlike the popular belief, including small amounts of cholesterol is very important for proper functioning of the body functions. It is a type of fat present in all animals, and is essential for normal functioning of cell membranes and production of hormones. Thus, Cholesterol deficiency is very rare because a part of the fat is generated in our body itself. However, in extreme cases of calorie deficiency, cholesterol deficiency can cause Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome (severe mental retardation and an abnormally small head), cerebral hemorrhage in men, depression, and pregnant women may give birth prematurely to infants with low birth weight. Excessive consumption of cholesterol increases the risk of heart disease and stroke.... Learn More

Cholesterol Rich Foods

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Pan-Fried Cooked Chicken Liver, All Classes
Calories 172
Protein 25.78 g | Carbs 1.11 g | Fat 6.43 g
Cholesterol: 564.02
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Simmered Cooked All Classes Liver Chicken
Calories 167
Protein 24.46 g | Carbs 0.87 g | Fat 6.51 g
Cholesterol: 562.94
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Menhaden Fish Oil
Calories 902
Protein 0 g | Carbs 0 g | Fat 100.01 g
Cholesterol: 521
83
Liver Domesticated Duck
Calories 136
Protein 18.74 g | Carbs 3.53 g | Fat 4.64 g
Cholesterol: 515.01
83
Goose Liver
Calories 133
Protein 16.37 g | Carbs 6.32 g | Fat 4.28 g
Cholesterol: 515.01
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Braised Calf Liver Cooked Liver Variety Meats and By-Products Veal
Calories 192
Protein 28.42 g | Carbs 3.77 g | Fat 6.26 g
Cholesterol: 511.06
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Braised Cooked Spleen Variety Meats and By-Products Fresh Pork
Calories 149
Protein 28.2 g | Carbs 0 g | Fat 3.2 g
Cholesterol: 504.04
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Braised Cooked Liver Variety Meats and By-Products Lamb
Calories 220
Protein 30.57 g | Carbs 2.53 g | Fat 8.81 g
Cholesterol: 500.98
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Fully Hydrogenated Menhaden Fish Oil
Calories 902
Protein 0 g | Carbs 0 g | Fat 100.01 g
Cholesterol: 500.01
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Pan-Fried Cooked Liver Variety Meats and By-Products Lamb
Calories 238
Protein 25.53 g | Carbs 3.78 g | Fat 12.65 g
Cholesterol: 493
3
Salmon Fish Oil
Calories 902
Protein 0 g | Carbs 0 g | Fat 100.01 g
Cholesterol: 484.98
73
Pan-Fried Calf Liver Cooked Liver Variety Meats and By-Products Veal
Calories 193
Protein 27.37 g | Carbs 4.47 g | Fat 6.51 g
Cholesterol: 484.98
72
Braised Cooked Kidneys Variety Meats and By-Products Fresh Pork
Calories 151
Protein 25.4 g | Carbs 0 g | Fat 4.7 g
Cholesterol: 480.02
71
Dry Heat Cooked Mixed Species Roe Fish
Calories 204
Protein 28.62 g | Carbs 1.92 g | Fat 8.23 g
Cholesterol: 478.95
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Carl's Jr. - Scrambled Eggs Breakfast
Calories 189
Protein 13.68 g | Carbs 1.05 g | Fat 14.74 g
Cholesterol: 478.95