Which foods have the most CHOLESTEROL?

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Cholesterol is a substance necessary for our bodies. However, it can cause cardiovascular diseases and heart problems when it is consumed in excess. For a recommended healthy diet, you should know which foods contain the most cholesterol and those that are low in cholesterol. Take a look at this ranking and see if you can manage without the high cholesterol foods at the top of the list.

Foods with the most cholesterol

From the following table, you can see that the foods high in cholesterol are mostly dairy products, shellfish and beef. These foods should be eaten in moderation especially for people who already suffer from cardiovascular diseases.

Even though we mistakenly believe that foods high in cholesterol are linked to high calories, the truth is that there is no direct correlation. However, it is always recommended to use a food calorie counter to ensure you have a balanced diet.

  • Chicken liver 345 mg each 100gr. 152 mg per serving (44 g.)
  • Beef liver 334 mg each 100gr. 95 mg per serving (28.35 g.)
  • Squid 233 mg each 100gr. 66 mg per serving (28.35 g.)
  • Butter 215 mg each 100gr. 11 mg per serving (5 g.)
  • Tinned sardines 142 mg each 100gr. 212 mg per serving (149 g.)
  • Lobster 127 mg each 100gr. 190 mg per serving (150 g.)
  • Gouda cheese 114 mg each 100gr. 32 mg per serving (28.35 g.)
  • Gruyere cheese 110 mg each 100gr. 31 mg per serving (28.35 g.)
  • Goat’s cheese 105 mg each 100gr. 30 mg per serving (28.35 g.)
  • Oaxaca cheese 105 mg each 100gr. 139 mg per serving (132 g.)
  • Beef 103 mg each 100gr. 88 mg per serving (85 g.)
  • Cream cheese 101 mg each 100gr. 15 mg per serving (14.5 g.)
  • Brie 100 mg each 100gr. 28 mg per serving (28.35 g.)
  • Cheddar cheese 99 mg each 100gr. 131 mg per serving (132 g.)
  • Lamb 97 mg each 100gr. 82 mg per serving (85 g.)
  • Edam cheese 89 mg each 100gr. 25 mg per serving (28.35 g.)
  • Feta cheese 89 mg each 100gr. 134 mg per serving (150 g.)
  • Chorizo 88 mg each 100gr. 25 mg per serving (28.35 g.)
  • Parmesan cheese 86 mg each 100gr. 86 mg per serving (100 g.)
  • Anchovies 85 mg each 100gr. 24 mg per serving (28.35 g.)
  • Pork 80 mg each 100gr. 68 mg per serving (85 g.)
  • Mozzarella 79 mg each 100gr. 88 mg per serving (112 g.)
  • Chicken 78 mg each 100gr. 109 mg per serving (140 g.)
  • Frankfurt sausage 77 mg each 100gr. 40 mg per serving (52 g.)
  • Blue cheese 75 mg each 100gr. 21 mg per serving (28.35 g.)

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