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Is Egg Yolk Beneficial To Hypothyroid
The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results when the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more
Increased TMAO: Dietary science shows many correlations, but we lack the means to demonstrate causation, which means we really don't know. The traditional bugaboo about egg yolk is that it is high in cholesterol. New findings in the nejm show that the lecithin in egg yolk increases blood levels of tmao, which has been linked to heart attack and stroke. Rule of thumb: everything in moderation. ...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?
No: It is recommended to hold off feeding eggs to young children because of the possibility of developing an allergic reaction. Many of the vaccinations given to children are produced in eggs. Delaying the introduction of foods considered to be highly allergenic (eg, eggs, fish, peanuts, tree nuts) beyond the age of four to six months has been suggested as a way to prevent atopic disease. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sure: All of the biotin found in an egg is stored in the yolk, so cooking and eating only the yolk would be an efficient way to increase biotin intake. Other good sources of biotin are sardines, pecans, whole grains, bananas and cauliflower. If you are eating a diet with lots of variety , you are probably getting plenty of biotin. ...Read more
Possible yeast : If you are having a white discharge at time of your menstrual period, you may be having a yeast (monilia, candida) vaginal infection. Do get evaluated, since treatment may be simple. Treatment may be more difficult if you have diabetes or have recently been taking antibiotics. Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nutrition experts and research says that the egg yolk is not bad for cholesterol. So why some say eggs are bad for cholesterol?
Ignorance: Egg yolks are rich in cholesterol but eating eggs has minimal effects on cholesterol levels. The bottom line is not how eggs affect chol. But their effect on risk of heart disease. Eating eggs in moderation does not appear to increase heart disease risk.I can only presume that those who say they're bad don't know the research: http://www.Livescience.Com/39353-eggs-dont-deserve-bad-reputation.Html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer