Are you confused about cholesterol?
Cholesterol is a fatty substance which is found in the blood. A certain amount of it is needed for normal body function. However, too much is bad for your heart and blood vessels.
Most of the cholesterol in your body is produced by you, not by foods containing cholesterol. However, blood cholesterol levels can become elevated if you eat too many foods high in saturated fat.
Lean red meat is low in fat. About half the fat in lean red meat is unsaturated fat which is better for your heart.
Research shows that lean red meat is a as effective as chicken in maintaining cholesterol levels.
If you are concerned about your cholesterol level it is important to watch your saturated fat intake.
Practical tips...to reduce your fat intake
Lean red meat is...
'Try to include lean red meat in your diet three to four times a week.'
To keep your heart healthy
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