When some doctors sit you down to tell you that you’ve got high cholesterol, the first thing that may come to mind is confusion. What is cholesterol anyway? Well, to be specific, cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that’s found in all the cells in your body.
Your body needs some cholesterol to make hormones, vitamin D, and substances that help you digest foods. Your body actually makes all the cholesterol it needs, however, when you consume extra cholesterol on top of that, that’s when you run into trouble.
But what foods are high in cholesterol?
Eggs, shellfish (i.e. lobster, shrimp, crab legs, mussels, etc.), butter, liver, cheese, red meat, most desserts, ice cream, bacon, and soy. These are deadly if