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Cholesterol in food

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Top 50 Foods with the greatest value in cholesterol


Reminder: according to your Nutritional Profile, your recommended intakes in cholesterol are 20mg and your maximum tolerated intakes are 300mg.

Top 10: Foods with the greatest value in cholesterol
foodintakes
per portion
Lamb brain (100g)
2504mg12520%
Veal brain (100g)
2120mg10600%
Beef brain (100g)
1995mg9975%
Veal kidney (100g)
791mg3955%
Beef kidney (100g)
716mg3580%
Lamb kidney (100g)
565mg2825%
Lamb liver (100g)
493mg2465%
Veal liver (100g)
485mg2425%
Pork kidneys (100g)
480mg2400%
Hard Roe (100g)
479mg2395%




Foods with the greatest value in cholesterol: 11-40
foodintakes
per portion
Quail Egg (50g)
422mg2110%
Raw Pork kidneys (125g)
399mg1994%
Beef liver (100g)
396mg1980%
Chicken Gizzard (100g)
370mg1850%
Pork liver (100g)
355mg1775%
Veal thymus (100g)
350mg1750%
Scrambled Egg (110g)
322mg1611%
Beef Thymus (100g)
294mg1470%
Egg and Cheese Sandwich (140g)
279mg1393%
Mixed dishes, breakfast, burrito, ham & cheese flavour, frozen (140g)
272mg1358%
Squid (100g)
260mg1300%
Lamb heart (100g)
249mg1245%
Ham, egg and cheese sandwich (140g)
241mg1204%
Veal tongue (100g)
238mg1190%
Cuttlefish (100g)
224mg1120%
Beef heart (100g)
212mg1060%
Egg (fried) (50g)
199mg997%
Shrimp (100g)
195mg975%
Egg (boiled) (50g)
183mg915%
Egg (50g)
183mg915%
Egg (poached) (50g)
182mg911%
Fried Shrimp (100g)
177mg885%
Cake (made with butter) (80g)
177mg884%
Veal heart (100g)
176mg880%
Eel (100g)
161mg805%
Veal shoulder (100g)
153mg765%
Beef Tripe (125g)
153mg763%
Scampi (100g)
149mg746%
Cubed veal (100g)
145mg725%
Liver Pate (55g)
140mg701%





Food group ranking ordered by value in cholesterol

Food group ranking ordered by value in cholesterol
Food
Group
max intakes
per portion
Lamb, Veal, Game2504mg12520%
Beef Products1995mg9975%
Pork Products480mg2400%
Finfish, Shellfish479mg2395%
Dairy, Egg Products422mg2110%
Poultry Products370mg1850%
Fast Foods279mg1393%
Mixed Dishes272mg1358%
Baked Products177mg884%
Sausages, Luncheon Meats140mg701%
Sweets104mg520%
Vegetables, Vegetable Products95mg476%
Cereals88mg441%
Legumes46mg230%
Beverages21mg106%
Fats, Oils11mg55%
Soups, Sauces, Gravies10mg51%
Snacks5.5mg28%
Breakfast CerealsNR
Fruits, Fruit JuicesNR
Nuts, SeedsNR
Plain WatersNR
Sparkling WatersNR
Spices and HerbsNR





Cholesterol: daily intakes recommendations

Cholesterol Daily Intakes must be as low as possible, and should not go beyond the maximal value of 300mg(Source : Pierre Dukan, in Dictionnaire de diététique et de nutrition).
In this website, the minimum threshold has been arbitrarily set to 20mg.