Our bodies produces cholesterol on its own but often times the intake of animal fat will raise the bad cholesterol. The drippings that some may consider “juices” from the meat which people often use in gravies is often high in animal fat. According to the American Heart Association, “LDL cholesterol is affected by diet. Knowing which fats raise LDL cholesterol and which ones don’t is the first step to lowering your risk of heart disease and stroke. Your body naturally produces LDL cholesterol. Eating saturated fat and trans fat raised the blood cholesterol level even further.”
‘This is a lasting ordinance for the generations to come, wherever you live: You must not eat any fat or any blood.’”
Most High or the Creator of all Creation is giving instruction to the children of Israel. Often times people may say well that is for them and true yet he says plenty of times throughout the scripture one law for all even those not native born or a stranger. Most High knew the damage that animal fat could do to the body and we see the results of it in this day and time.
“There are two types of cholesterol: “good” and “bad.” Too much of one type — or not enough of another — can put you at risk for coronary heart disease, heart attack or stroke,” says the American Heart Association. Saturated fat and cholesterol are in foods that come from animals, such as meats, whole milk, egg yolks, butter, and cheese.
Now all fat is not the same. I am only speaking about the fat that comes from animals not the fat that comes from olives, olive oil, avocados, nuts, etc. Those are healthy fats and a side note I love cooking with olive oil.
Making better food choices and exercising will improve your levels of cholesterol.