Thursday, April 6, 2017

Heart-Healthy Eggs — Really

By Ruth Kava — March 31, 2017

We've described research indicating that the cholesterol content of egg yolks shouldn't prevent most people from gaining the nutritional benefits that eggs can provide (see here, for example). And now some recent research suggests that contrary to popular belief, egg consumption may actually alter a person's cholesterol profile for the better. The report was published in the Journal of Nutrition.

Dr. Diana M. DiMarco and colleagues from the University of Connecticut in Storrs enlisted 38 young, healthy men and women between the ages of 18 and 30, none of whom were obese. They investigated the effects on several  of these people's cholesterol-related attributes of consuming 1, 2, or 3 eggs per day, compared to eating no eggs.......To Read More.....

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