For years, you’ve been told that high-cholesterol foods increase the risk of heart disease.

However, many recent studies have shown that this isn’t necessarily true (1).

Most of the cholesterol in your blood is produced by your liver. When you eat foods high in cholesterol, your liver produces less (2).

For this reason, cholesterol in the diet has only minor effects on blood cholesterol levels in most people (3).

Studies also suggest that eating dietary cholesterol has no link to heart attacks or strokes (34).

What’s more, many foods high in cholesterol are among the healthiest and most nutritious foods.

Here are 7 high-cholesterol foods that are super healthy.

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