Nutrition Myths Debunked – Myth 2 – Eating Eggs raises your cholesterol levels

Guilt-free eating page on CNN Health states that dietary cholesterol in eggs has little to do with the amount of cholesterol in your body.

The kind of cholesterol found in eggs doesn’t affect the cholesterol in your blood, so go ahead and enjoy eggs for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, guilt-free. In healthy people, “the research with eggs has never shown any link of egg consumption with blood lipids or with risk of heart disease,” says Don Layman, professor emeritus in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

We discussed Eating Eggs more fully on April 25.

Tony

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