Is octopus high in cholesterol?
Octopus is high in cholesterol.
The most common cause of high cholesterol is eating foods that are high in cholesterol. Some people's genetics make them more likely to have high cholesterol, but with a diet low in cholesterol and medication, it can be managed. Avoiding food high in cholesterol is the first step in lowering your cholesterol.
Not much. If a food is vastly high in cholesterol, those with high cholesterol will know to avoid it. However most foods do not need a cholesterol label for people to know that it's high in cholesterol - you can just look at the ingredients if necessary and judge by the amount and order of high cholesterol products listed.
While some people are genetically pre-disposed to high cholesterol, most people develop high cholesterol by consuming foods that are high in saturated fats and "bad cholesterols." These bad cholesterol foods are mostly fatty animal products -- various cuts of beef, pork and lamb, as well as egg yolks or chicken skin. Animal products like fish are high in unsaturated fats which provide "good" cholesterols. To lower your cholesterol, lower your intake of high-cholesterol, saturated fat…