This tool gives us the break up of how much cholesterol, fat and saturated fat is present in a specifc food item.
A few interesting facts :
1. Cholesterol is a fat like substance produced mainly in the liver.
2. It's main function -making of cell membranes and production of certain hormones.
3. Foods with a high cholesterol content are always of animal-origin, like beef, pork, mutton, eggs, milk, butter, etc.
4. Hypercholesterolemia - a major risk factor for coronary heart disease, which leads to heart attack.