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10 “facts” about eggs that are an absolute yolk

Hint: You’ll want to stop ordering them off most “light breakfast” menus.

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People with high cholesterol shouldn’t eat eggs
People with high cholesterol shouldn’t eat eggs
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For years, doctors told patients at risk for heart disease that they should avoid high-cholesterol foods – and with 211 milligrams of cholesterol (70 percent of your daily recommendation), eggs were kept on the do-not-eat list. But now, science is changing. Recent studies have shown that high-cholesterol foods like eggs don’t actually affect blood levels of cholesterol very much.
 
“What we eat that affects our blood serum cholesterol is … saturated fats, trans fats and simple sugars,” says registered dietitian Marjorie Nolan Cohn, RDN, owner of MNC Nutrition in the US. Eating four or five eggs a week should still be safe for anyone at risk for heart disease, she says. Try this quick and healthy egg recipe for fast food at its best.
 



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