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Who Says Eggs Aren’t Healthy or Safe?
Freedom of Information Act documents reveal that the U.S. Department of Agriculture warned the egg industry that saying eggs are nutritious or safe may violate rules against false and misleading...
Bacon, Eggs, and Gestational Diabetes During Pregnancy
Eating meat or eggs before pregnancy may increase the risk of gestational diabetes.
Dietary Prevention of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Yellow plant pigments such as lutein and zeaxanthin build up in the back of our eyes to protect our retinas against age-related macular degeneration. Levels of these eyesight–saving nutrients in...
Egg Industry Caught Making False Claims
On the basis of concerns from the American Heart Association and consumer groups, the Federal Trade Commission carried out successful legal action—upheld by the Supreme Court—to compel the egg...
Eggs and Cholesterol: Patently False and Misleading Claims
Egg industry claims about egg safety found to be patently false, misleading, and deceptive by the U.S. Court of Appeals.
Eggs, Choline, and Cancer
Choline may be the reason egg consumption is associated with prostate cancer progression and death.
Eggs and Choline: Something Fishy
Too much choline, a compound concentrated in eggs and other animal products, can make bodily secretions smell like rotting fish and may increase the risk of heart disease due to conversion in the gut...
Eggs and Diabetes
Even just a single egg a week may increase the risk of diabetes, the leading cause of lower-limb amputations, kidney failure, and new cases of blindness.
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Are free-range eggs healthier than conventional eggs?
I have recently read that there is a difference between commercial eggs and farm eggs — I have six chickens that roam freely, and I use the eggs for cooking, for the occasional breakfast, and even...
Eggs vs. Cigarettes in Atherosclerosis
A similar exponential increase in carotid artery plaque buildup was found for smokers and egg eaters.
Carnitine, Choline, Cancer and Cholesterol: The TMAO Connection
Expanding on the subject of my upcoming appearance on The Dr. Oz Show, a landmark new article in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that choline in eggs, poultry, dairy and fish produces the...
Arteries of Vegans vs. Runners
The carotid arteries of those eating plant-based diets appear healthier than even those just as slim (long-distance endurance athletes who’ve run an average of 50,000 miles).
Heterocyclic Amines in Eggs, Cheese, and Creatine?
Even vegetarians could potentially be exposed to the carcinogens typically formed by cooking meat through eggs, cheese, creatine sports supplements, and cigarette smoke.
Carcinogenic Retrovirus Found in Eggs
Avian leukosis/sarcoma virus has been found in 14% of retail egg samples.
Avoiding Cholesterol Is a No Brainer
Eggs and brains are the two most concentrated sources of cholesterol in the diet.
Whose Health Unaffected by Eggs
A leading stroke expert ruffles a few feathers.
Egg Industry Blind Spot
To help deflect criticism from the cholesterol content of their product, the egg industry touts the benefits of two phytonutrients, lutein and zeaxanthin, that have indeed been shown to be...
Chicken, Eggs, and Inflammation
Chicken and eggs are the top sources of arachidonic acid in the diet, an omega 6 fatty acid involved in our body's inflammatory response.
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