Go from High Cholesterol to Low Cholesterol – Part V

Most cheeses get the majority of their calories from fat, and even the lower fat cheeses are rich in artery-clogging saturated fat:

Cheeses Percent of Calories from Fat Percent of Fat that is Saturated Fat

Cream Cheese 89% 63%
Gouda Cheese 69% 65%
Cheddar Cheese 74% 64%
Mozzarella Cheese 69% 61%
Mozzarella Cheese, part skim 56% 64%
Kraft Velveeta Spread 65% 66%
Kraft Velveeta Light 43% 67%
Ricotta, whole milk 68% 64%
Ricotta, part skim 51% 62%

From the forthcoming revised version of Dr. Fuhrman’s book Cholesterol Protection for Life.

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