- High cholesterol is one of the risk factors that can lead to atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), including heart attack, TIA, stroke and peripheral artery disease.
- Examples of foods high in cholesterol include:
- Egg yolks
- Shellfish like shrimp
- Processed meats like bacon
- Baked goods such as pies and cakes made with animal fats like lard and butter
What Causes High Cholesterol?