Eggs are one of the most confusing foods in terms of their nutritional value. On one hand they are a breakfast staple that is full of protein, but on the other there are fears that eating them regularly leads to high cholesterol and poor cardiovascular health. In reality, although eggs have cholesterol, they don’t actually raise your cholesterol. Your cholesterol levels are actually more tied to the amount of saturated fat in your diet. Furthermore, there is no proven link between eggs and heart disease.
- It’s been evident for years that people are skittish about eating too many eggs too often, for fear of elevated cholesterol.
- More and more, in the last few years doctors have been relaxing their hard-line stance against eggs.
- Today it’s becoming more common to laud the incredible edible egg for the myriad of nutrients it packs in its small size.
“Despite its limitations, Dr. Schulman says the study’s findings aren’t surprising and are further evidence that eggs aren’t bad for you”