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cholesterol in eggs vs meat

A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Infrequently: As little as possible.
Dr. G. Wen
Dr. G. Wen answered
26 years experience Pharmacology
No standard answer: There is no standard answer to my knowledge. But the recommendation is to consume chicken or fish over red meat, and prefer egg white to egg yolk.

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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Eggs and Cholesterol: Nope. The liver sees your food that you eat as proteins, carbohydrates and fats. Everything that is absorbed from your stomach and intestines are dis ... Read More
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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
No, they are Good: Cholesterol, like all other fats/hydrocarbons are digested ; only molecular pieces are absorbed. Thus cholesterol in food has little effect on blood/b ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
12 EGGS TOO MUCH: 12 eggs a day is too much.Eggs are very nutritious and you can have 1to2 daily but 12 eggs a day is too much cholesterol you should get your choleste ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tedde Rinker
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Yes: All of the cholesterol found in eggs is in the yolk and it's a fair amount. If you ate scrambled eggwhites instead of scrambled eggs it would have zer ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
The whole truth: The truth is: it raises it.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Limit yourself to the number of calories necessary to maintain ideal weight. If you're overweight, limit your calories to lose a pound or two a week. ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
35 years experience Pediatrics
No: The white is mostly protein. The bulk of the cholesterol is in the yolk.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Cholesterol : Simplest answer is probably different for different folks. One or two whole eggs a week within a low fat diet is likely fine for most.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Birnbaum
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Not necessarily: Although the yolk or yellow part of an egg may have almost the total amount of daily requirements for consumed cholesterol, there are many other facto ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not likely to : Increase cholesterol. One egg a day is not likely to increase your cholesterol, provided rest of your diet is healthy, i.e., rich in vegetables, fruit ... Read More
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