Sumary of High cholesterol: What are the worst foods for high cholesterol? What to AVOID:
- Foods high in saturated fat include:• Meat pies• Sausages and fatty cuts of meat• Butter, ghee and lard• Cream• Hard cheeses• Cakes and biscuits• Foods containing coconut or palm oil Trans fats You will find trans fats naturally in small amounts in some foods such as meat, milk and dairy foods..
- However, artificial trans fats are more common and can be found in some processed foods such as biscuits and cakes..
- Unsaturated fat Eating foods that contain unsaturated fat instead of saturated fat will reduce your cholesterol levels..
- Foods high in unsaturated fats include:• Oily fish – such as mackerel and salmon• Nuts – such as almonds and cashews• Seeds – such as sunflower and pumpkin seeds• Avocados• Vegetable oils and spreads – such as rapeseed or vegetable oil, sunflower, olive, corn and walnut oils Fibre Fibre-packed foods will lower your cholesterol, and adults should aim for at least 30g of fibre a day…