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Is Eating Too Many Eggs Good For You
The Perfect Food: Actually, eggs are quite nutritious and an excellent source of protein, vitamins and minerals. The yolk tends to concentrate much of the cholesterol, approximately 280-310 mg depending on the egg size. One whole egg and several egg whites per day are perfectly fine. Eggs produced organically on free range farms avoid pesticides, animal by-products and hormones and in my opinion are healthier. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May be O.K: Until recently it was thought to increase blood cholesterol but the cholesterol story has changed. Since eggs contain everything to make a chicken I have always accepted them as good food. Please remember that too much is as bad as too little for everything. ...Read more
No it is not: However, it is an easy way to get a serious GI infection. ...Read more
To avoid bad effects of egg,i was thinking of discarding egg yolk & eating only egg whites.Good idea to eat 4-5 egg whites & 1 or no egg yolk daily?
I have uterine fibroids , are eggs or eating eggs good for me or bad since they are considered dairy ?
False: Any association that you read between dairy and the size of uterine fibroids is purely conjecture. There are no scientific studies to show that avoiding eggs and dairy will shrink fibroids. If this were the case, we wouldn't need surgery! there are a lot of people on internet with homeopathic remedies for fibroids, again if they worked....We'd definitely use them! scramble up some eggs! ...Read more
I do calisthenics 4/5 times per week so for a good supplement, i'm eating about 10/12 egg whites (size M: 30/35g of protein) per day, is this bad?
Depends: Your risk of a chromosome defect @45 is much higher than it was at twenty.References site 1/50 for down syndrome & add 4% risk of unexpected outcome (for any pregnancy) to any personal health issues & the worry factor can be big. Those eggs have been exposed to your life for 45yrs & reflect any toxic events over that period. Yet that leaves about 90% chance of a successful outcome. ...Read more
No: Eat egg whites but not egg yolks. ...Read more
Whole eggs are good: The cholesterol that is in eggs is the type that your body needs to be healthy. High triglycerides in the blood usually comes from over eating sugars and starches. To lower your triglycerides start by cutting out all high fructose corn syrup and try to cut back on total carbs to 100 grams per day. ...Read more
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