Foods to Avoid High Cholesterol
Meat and Dairy Products
Foods to avoid high cholesterol: What you need to know.
Certain foods we eat - meat and dairy - increase the supply of our blood or serum cholesterol. The broad categories of these foods to avoid high cholesterol are primarily all forms of meat , eggs, poultry, fish and milk.
Dietary cholesterol originates out of animal-based foods and is the cause of many illnesses and diseases. So to stop creating disease in the body, switch from animal proteins to a dietary lifestyle that sustains natural healing.
Fruits and vegetables do not have cholesterol. N-O-N-E!
The liver organ naturally creates the original supply of blood or serum cholesterol in sufficient levels to take care of all necessary bodily needs.
Page 491 of Prescription for Nutritional Healing, 4th edition by Phyllis Balch reads:
“Cholesterol is an essential part of every cell structure and is needed for proper brain and nerve function. It is also the basis for the manufacture of sex hormones.”
Obviously then, consumption of dietary cholesterol from the range of animal foods has to increase blood cholesterol to levels that can wreak havoc with your health.
And that’s how we are at risk for varying diseases, mostly cancer and heart related. EXCESS DIETARY CHOLESTEROL FROM ANIMAL PROTEIN FOODS!
By the way, these same animal foods (to avoid high cholesterol) are the purveyors of most saturated fats – the kind that is extremely dangerous for your health.
Examples of specific high cholesterol foods to avoid (some with saturated fats) include:
- Meat – beef, lamb, veal, pork, ham
- Poultry – duck, goose, chicken, turkey
- Cheese - cream cheese, cheddar cheese
- Fish and shellfish like lobster and shrimp
- Eggs and food products with egg ingredient
- Organ meats - such as kidney, liver and brain
- Baked goods with dairy, egg yolks and saturated fats
- Processed meats - hot dogs, sausage, bologna, salami
- Excessive coffee consumption raises cholesterol levels
- Butter and its substitutes - margarine and vegetable shortenings
- Cream and its substitutes – nondairy coffee creamers, sour cream, ice cream
Some plant-based foods are also high in saturated fats, including:
- Palm oil
- Coconut oil
- Palm kernel oil
- Vegetable shortening
Be wary of fast foods that use sources of saturated fats as vegetable oils and beef tallow to prepare meals of ham and beef burgers, chicken, fish, deep fried potato… Heated vegetable oils for frying become toxic trans fats.
Now you know of animal foods to avoid – high cholesterol.
Disclaimer: The advice given here is intended as a sharing of knowledge and information for educational purposes only. You should not use this information to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease without consulting with a qualified health care provider. All the content of this website is based upon the opinions, experiences and research of Keith F Gittens – Keithos, unless otherwise noted and is not intended as medical advice.
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