My cholesterol was a little high after a blood test, however no plaque in my arteries so that is good. This can lead to heart disease, and although I have no signs or symptoms of cancer, I suspect heart disease can be just as bad if not worse. So what foods do you think are high in cholesterol? Doctor told me to avoid foods high in carbs (pasta's, breads, etc), but why did she tell me to avoid Soda's and candy when they are not high in carbs? What is worse for my diet, sweets or rich pasta's? Teeth are fine so I do not eat enough sweets to cause damage there.