If you regularly eat whole-milk dairy products, such as ice cream, hald and half, cream, cheese, sour cream, and butter, chances are good that you're eating too much saturated fat and cholesterol. And that means you are increasing your risk for heart disease and stroke. Diets high in saturated fat and cholesterol tend to raise total blood cholesterol and LDL cholesterol. Saturated fat is found in whole-milk dairy products. Cholesterol is found in dairy products as well.