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What is the risk of a diet high in cholesterol?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Atherosclerosis: A cholesterol-rich diet, and according to some a diet rich in saturated fats, is a minor risk factor toward atherosclerosis (heart attack, sudden death, stroke). It's nothing compared to heredity, smoking, lack of exercise, hypertension or diabetes. If you're staying fit and taking meds to manage health problems, I would not tolerate anyone criticizing your food choices. Life's to be enjoyed.

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What is a high cholesterol diet contains?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
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High fat red meat: Animal fats will always be in a high cholesterol diet.

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