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Do you avoid high-cholesterol foods?
Yes, I avoid them almost completely.
 
For the most part. I eat egg white omelets most of the time and avoid red meat.
 
Not really. I've heard that the cholesterol in food doesn't matter much.
 
Nope, I limit carbs and test my BG, so I eat eggs, shrimp, meat, and watch my portions.
 

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