Eggs are Whole Foods!

Eggs are whole foods: 6 g protein, plus essential fatty acids, choline, vitamins, and minerals

Eggs DO NOT increase cholesterol levels

–In 70% of people, egg consumption had NO effect on cholesterol, in 30% of people there was a very small increase in total cholesterol.

–In one study, two eggs daily for 6 weeks increased HDL cholesterol by 10%!

–More importantly, egg consumption has been shown to change dangerous small, dense LDL cholesterol particles to the large, “fluffy” and not dangerous form

An egg a day keeps a stroke away

Recent review of published studies on egg consumption in over 300,000 people finds a 12% reduction in stroke risk

–Average intake: 1 egg daily

–No benefits for those who ate eggs just twice a week or less

Daily egg intake did NOT increase risk of heart disease –this was confirmed in a separate analysis of almost 200,000 people in 21 countries: eating an egg a day did not increase cardiovascular risk even in people already at risk of heart disease

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Terry is happy to provide his opinion on diet and nutrition, supplements and lifestyle choices. This information is for educational purposes only. It is not meant to replace the advice of your physician and is not to be considered medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Should you have any concerns please contact your physician directly.

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