View Full Version : High calorie, low cholesterol foods
03-08-2010, 07:57 PM
I'm looking to add about 300-400 calories to my daily diet and am looking for easy foods (can eat at work) that are low in cholesterol since mine is a bit high. I added 300 about a month ago by eating more in the morning and before bed and will continue to add more and more calories slowly over the next few months.
03-08-2010, 09:57 PM
It's been a while but I'm pretty sure that dietary cholesterol is only found in animal fats. No animal fats, no dietary cholesterol. Eat a jar of peanut butter and there you go.
03-08-2010, 10:02 PM
A large handful of almonds is apprx. 300 calories. they're easy to eat anywhere and are high in protein, some might say the perfect snack
Olive oil is a source of fat often touted as raising "good" cholesterol and lowering "bad" cholesterol.
03-09-2010, 08:12 AM
Also bear in mind that a healthy body makes ~80% of it's own cholesterol. If you eat more, you make less. The only people that should be worrying about cholesterol are those that have arterial disease.
03-09-2010, 07:24 PM
Dietary cholesterol doesn't necessarily raise cholesterol levels.
03-10-2010, 02:56 PM
get some peanut butter and add a tsp. or two of olive oil. simple and quick intake of calories
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