Heart Myth or Fact #27: You don’t need to eliminate cholesterol intake in order to lower yours

FACT

Trying to lower your cholesterol level? Good for you. It’s important to keep your cholesterol at a manageable, normal level. Does this mean you have to eliminate your cholesterol intake completely? Not necessarily.

For the average person, 300 mg of cholesterol per day is safe and is the recommended daily limit. If you have high cholesterol it is best to consult your doctor regarding how much you can consume in order to lower it.

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Information for this post was found via Huffington Post.

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Sherman Health has provided medical care to Northern IL since 1888, and is currently home to a network of over 600 physicians. The Sherman blogs are edited by me, Luke. Questions? Comments? Links? Email address is luke at shermanhealth dot com.
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