|Ranking||Food item||%||Cumulative %|
|1||Eggs and egg mixed dishes||24.6||24.6|
|2||Chicken and chicken mixed dishes||12.5||37.1|
|3||Beef and beef mixed dishes||6.4||43.6|
|6||Sausage, franks, bacon, and ribs||3.9||56.3|
|7||Other fish and fish mixed dishes||3.4||59.7|
|10||Pasta and pasta dishes||3.1||69.3|
|12||Mexican mixed dishes||2.9||75.1|
|14||Reduced fat milk||2.5||80.3|
|15||Pork and pork mixed dishes||2.3||82.6|
|16||Shrimp and shrimp mixed dishes||2.0||84.6|
a: Specific foods contributing at least 1% of cholesterol in descending order: whole milk, butter, soups, quickbreads, pancakes/waffles/French toast.
b: NHANES = National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
Last Modified: 18 Oct 2013