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Saturated fat is the type of fat that are found in most animal products, will increase the level of bad cholesterol (LDL). Thus it is quite logical and normal that if you eat too much such food, your cholesterol will also increase accordingly. It is important to know that the problem is not simply the cholesterol itself. It is important to understand how much saturated fat is in the food that you eat.

This includes most of the greasy and fatty food that are found in fast food joint, that most of us love to pick up. The greasy and heavy foods are high not just in cholesterol but also saturated fat.

So in reality, a food that is considered “high cholesterol” does not necessarily mean that it has a high level of cholesterol. Instead, it may only contain substances that raise the amount of LDL cholesterol that you have …