Myth #2: You Shouldn’t Eat Shrimp (and Other High-Cholesterol Foods) If You Have High Cholesterol.
It used to be, if you had high cholesterol, you were supposed to avoid foods containing dietary cholesterol at all costs. That’s no longer the case. We now know that saturated fat has a bigger impact on raising your cholesterol levels than dietary cholesterol. So it’s fine to eat eggs, shrimp and other cholesterol-containing foods in moderate amounts as part of a healthy diet.