Butter from 10 Foods That Are Highest in Cholesterol (Slideshow)

10 Foods That Are Highest in Cholesterol (Slideshow)

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Butter

Butter, the key ingredient to so many savory and sweet dishes, is unfortunately a huge cholesterol offender.

"Butter contains lots of fats — animal fats — and these contain lots of cholesterol and can be very atherogenic," shares Dr. Campbell. "You can use non-butter alternatives such as olive oil, soy oil, coconut oil."

Cholesterol: 488 milligrams per 1 cup