In the past, eggs have received some bad press on account of their cholesterol content and the association of cholesterol with heart disease. Scientists now know that it is actually saturated fat in the diet that raises blood cholesterol. 108 more words
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Scientists hope to end the “ingrained misconception” linking eggs with high cholesterol and heart disease with new research.
Nearly half (45 percent) of the UK public believe they should eat a maximum of three eggs a week, but a study has concluded that cholesterol in eggs has only a small and clinically insignificant effect on blood cholesterol. 267 more words
Cholesterol is a body fat found in the bloodstream and body cells. High blood cholesterol levels lead to narrowing of the arteries from a gradual buildup of fatty materials and significantly increases the risk of diabetes, heart and kidney diseases. 138 more words