High Cholesterol Diet Guidelines

By EatingWell Editors

What you can do to lower your cholesterol for better heart health.

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Keep cholesterol low

Limit your intake of cholesterol from food to less than 300 mg per day. If your LDL is high, you have heart disease or you’re taking a cholesterol-lowering medication, it’s best to consume less than 200 mg of cholesterol per day. Foods high in cholesterol include liver and other organ meats, egg yolks and full-fat dairy products.

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