Adding it to a meal adds a crunchy layer of savory flavor. Your health is suffering as a result of this, unfortunately.
Most bacon products (approximately 27 calories per two-slice serving) include more saturated fat than protein.
In spite of its reputation as "better for you" meat, bison steaks are notorious for their high levels of saturated fat and cholesterol.
Untrimmed, a four-ounce serving has 11 grams of saturated fat and 1 gram of trans fat. A four-ounce filet mignon tenderloin has 10 grams of saturated fat.
Saturated fat content in four-ounce servings of lamb loin chops ranges from 11 grams to nine grams, depending on the type of chop.
If you have high cholesterol or a family history of high cholesterol or cardiovascular disease, you should limit your diet of red meat to once a week at most.
The bad news is that each four-ounce serving of beef center cut back ribs, beef flank-style ribs, and beef bone-in short ribs has 13 grams of saturated fat.
Try splitting ribs with a pal (or two!) and loading up on veggies. Ribs have no fiber, which increases cholesterol.
Processed meats like sausage can make cholesterol stabilization harder. Most smoked sausage links have 6 gms of saturated fat and 350-500mg of salt per 2-ounce serving.
Try plant-based sausages like Simple Truth Meatless Breakfast Patties or Simple Truth Plant-Based Meatless Kielbasa Sausage to keep cholesterol levels in check.