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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Hardee's - Folded Egg Side Order
Calories 186
Protein 13.95 g | Carbs 2.33 g | Fat 13.95 g
Cholesterol: 476.8
13
Hardee's - Scrambled Egg Side Order
Calories 188
Protein 14.12 g | Carbs 1.18 g | Fat 14.12 g
Cholesterol: 476.49
33
Fried Cooked Whole Egg
Calories 196
Protein 13.63 g | Carbs 0.88 g | Fat 15.31 g
Cholesterol: 457
62
Braised Cooked Spleen Variety Meats and By-Products Veal
Calories 129
Protein 24.08 g | Carbs 0 g | Fat 2.89 g
Cholesterol: 446.98
68
Fried Cooked Giblets Broilers or Fryers Chicken
Calories 277
Protein 32.54 g | Carbs 4.35 g | Fat 13.46 g
Cholesterol: 445.98
84
Simmered Cooked Giblets Broilers or Fryers Chicken
Calories 158
Protein 27.15 g | Carbs 0.43 g | Fat 4.5 g
Cholesterol: 441.99
87
Whitefish Eggs (Alaska Native)
Calories 104
Protein 14.66 g | Carbs 4.89 g | Fat 2.88 g
Cholesterol: 439.02
78
Simmered Cooked Giblets Capons Chicken
Calories 164
Protein 26.39 g | Carbs 0.76 g | Fat 5.4 g
Cholesterol: 433.97
44
Frozen Whole Egg
Calories 148
Protein 11.95 g | Carbs 1.05 g | Fat 10.2 g
Cholesterol: 432.02
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McDonald's - McDONALD'S Scrambled Eggs
Calories 193
Protein 15.06 g | Carbs 1.85 g | Fat 14.69 g
Cholesterol: 427.05
18
Scrambled Eggs Fast Foods
Calories 212
Protein 13.84 g | Carbs 2.08 g | Fat 16.18 g
Cholesterol: 425.96
40
Egg, Whole, Hard Boiled
Calories 155
Protein 12.58 g | Carbs 1.12 g | Fat 10.61 g
Cholesterol: 424.05
45
Egg
Calories 143
Protein 12.58 g | Carbs 0.77 g | Fat 9.94 g
Cholesterol: 422.96
37
Poched Egg
Calories 142
Protein 12.53 g | Carbs 0.77 g | Fat 9.9 g
Cholesterol: 422.01
13
McDonald's - Scrambled Eggs 2 Breakfast
Calories 158
Protein 12.87 g | Carbs 0.99 g | Fat 10.89 g
Cholesterol: 420.79