US likely to Remove Cap from Dietary Cholesterol Limits

February 11, 2015 12:17 PM

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US likely to Remove Cap from Dietary Cholesterol Limits

One of the most strongly monitored and controlled aspect of the American diet is the cholesterol. It is because it is believed that it has a strong link with heart ailments. When the federal government updates the guidelines of what must be eaten daily for good health, cholesterol will no longer be listed as 'nutrient of concern.' It can happen only if the government takes the advice of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee.

It means that adults will no longer be suggested to limit cholesterol in the diet to 300 milligrams a day as it is not linked with increased risk of heart disease. New guidelines from the federal government do not mean that now people can consume unlimited amounts of liver, shrimp or other cholester...

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