Chicken & Beef are the top 2 nutrient-dense foods.Today, both Chicken & Beef have become so popular across the globe with thousands of recipes. Particularly for those on a diet, the problem that eating chicken or eating beef will better control cholesterol is a problem that is not easy to answer. Be aware that even when choosing lean meats, cholesterol control can be difficult as saturated fat increases during cooking. With beef you should choose lean cuts like corn or loin. When you eat chicken, only eat the white part. Limiting fried foods, and choosing high-moisture steaming, baking, or pan-frying with low-calorie wine, juices, or sauces instead.