Friday, October 10, 2008

The Incredible Edible Egg

Crack Wise
Think eggs are unhealthy? The yolk's on you.
By the Editors of Women's Health

Pity the poor egg: It gets cracked, scrambled, and whipped—not to mention unfairly maligned as the villain of the breakfast world. That's because there's a misguided belief that the cholesterol in eggs (found in the yolk) raises the cholesterol levels in your body and puts your ticker at risk.

But good news, frittata fans: Research supporting the health bennies of eggs is piling up. And several studies—including a recent one in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition that found no link in healthy people between eggs and either heart attack or stroke—have debunked the bad-egg myth. Four reasons eggs rock: Read More

Eggs have always been one of nature’s perfect foods because it comes pre-packaged and is very nutrient dense. However it’s image has been on a roller coaster ride, if you depend on the media for your nutrition advice. Once scorned for the negative affects on your health, eggs are again being rightfully recognized for their importance.

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