Cholesterol is not a nutrient of concern for overconsumption


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According to the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans dietary cholesterol is no longer of any concern. American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology (AHA/ACC) agree.

Cholesterol. Previously, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommended that cholesterol intake be limited to no more than 300 mg/day. The 2015 DGAC will not bring forward this recommendation because available evidence shows no appreciable relationship between consumption of dietary cholesterol and serum cholesterol, consistent with the conclusions of the AHA/ACC report. Cholesterol is not a nutrient of concern for overconsumption.