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If cholesterol clogs your arteries, why are eggs healthy?

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Dr. Maureen Mays
Clinical Lipidology
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In brief: Not just cholesterol

Eggs have more than cholesterol in them. Two whole eggs (and almost unlimited egg whites) are good for you.
Egg yolks have lutein, which is good for vision. Egg white are a fat free source of protein!

In brief: Not just cholesterol

Eggs have more than cholesterol in them. Two whole eggs (and almost unlimited egg whites) are good for you.
Egg yolks have lutein, which is good for vision. Egg white are a fat free source of protein!
Dr. Maureen Mays
Dr. Maureen Mays
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Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Protein

They are a good source of protein and vitamin d.
Even people with high cholesterol can have eggs, just not frequently.

In brief: Protein

They are a good source of protein and vitamin d.
Even people with high cholesterol can have eggs, just not frequently.
Dr. Melissa Young
Dr. Melissa Young
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