Cholesterol — this very word is sure to send shivers down your spine. Yes, it has been demonized for a while now. But how can something, which is naturally produced by our body be harmful? That’s what celebrity nutritionist Parul Malhotra Bahl says, while speaking with Health Shots.
Here’s what she adds, “Cholesterol is a fat-like substance, naturally produced in our liver. It is an essential building block for our cell membranes. In addition, cholesterol is necessary for producing hormones, vitamin D, and bile which works to digest fatty foods.”
Recent research shows that, for most people, eating healthy high cholesterol foods is not harmful. Moreover, some cholesterol-rich foods are loaded with important nutrients that are often missing from people’s diets.
Here are some high-cholesterol foods that are considered healthy:
“Eggs contain about 60% of the daily value of cholesterol you need, and only 8% of your allowance