WHAT food is restricted?
- any food, animal or vegetable, that contains the wrong type of fat or oil, or that
is known to contain high amounts of cholesterol
WHY is the food restricted?
- heart and circulatory system issues, weight control issues, general health
OBVIOUS sources of the substance
- butter, oil, shortening and other cooking fats, high fat meats, poultry and other
protein foods, dairy foods, fried foods, egg yolks
HIDDEN sources of the substance
- commercial salad dressings, sauces and condiments, some shellfish, organ meats, many
processed foods, baked goods, and certain non-cholesterol foods that may promote
creation of cholesterol in the body