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The #1 Worst Food For High Cholesterol, According to a Dietitian

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If you have high cholesterol , you're not alone. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that close to 94 million U.S. residents have high total cholesterol and that nearly half of those affected by the condition aren't currently taking medication to treat it. While a variety of factors—including age; weight; alcohol and tobacco use; certain chronic health conditions; and even some medications—can increase your risk of developing high cholesterol, there's one easily modifiable variable you can take control of to help keep your cholesterol levels in check: your diet. RELATED: Sign up for our newsletter to get daily recipes and food news in your inbox! What is the worst food for high cholesterol, according to experts? If you struggle with high cholesterol or simply want to avoid developing the condition, there's one food you may want to give up—or at the very least, reduce your consumption of—now: red meat . "Red meat is particularly bad f