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Enjoy eating eggs but read study eggs increase risk of prostate cancer. is this true ? should i limit or quit eating eggs ? are eggs healthy ? thanks

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Dr. Gregory Lewis
Urology 44 years experience
See below: The great "egg" debate about whether eggs are good or bad for you has been going on for many years and will likely continue to do so. A study from 5 years ago reported an 81% increase in lethal prostate cancer (PCa) in men who ate >2.5 eggs per week. But other factors were involved as well. Best advice for PCa prevention: heart-healthy diet, exercise, maintain proper body weight, avoid tobacco use

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Last updated Jun 18, 2016

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