Doctor's Note

Here's more on the health risks associated with egg consumption:
Eggs and Cholesterol: Patently False and Misleading Claims
Who Says Eggs Aren't Healthy or Safe?
Debunking Egg Industry Myths
Eggs and Arterial Function
How the Egg Board Designs Misleading Studies
Eggs vs. Cigarettes in Atherosclerosis
Eggs and Choline: Something Fishy
Eggs, Choline, and Cancer
Carnitine, Choline, Cancer and Cholesterol: The TMAO Connection
Eggs and Diabetes
Total Recall
When Low Risk Means High Risk

Please feel free to post any ask-the-doctor type questions here in the comments section and I’d be happy to try to answer them. And check out the other videos on eggs. Also, there are 1,449 other subjects covered in the rest of my videos--please feel free to explore them as well!

Also, be sure to check out my associated blog posts for more context: Bad Egg,Eating To Extend Our Lifespan, and Stool Size and Breast Cancer Risk.

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  • Michael Greger M.D.

    Please feel free to post any ask-the-doctor type questions here in the comments section and I’d be happy to try to answer them. And check out the other videos on eggs. Also, there are 1,449 other subjects covered in the rest of my videos–please feel free to explore them as well!

  • Michael Greger M.D.

    Also be sure to check out my associated blog post Bad Egg!

  • Energy

    Is there any research or at least any reasonable assumptions about egg whites that you know of?

  • Elton Toledo

    What about just plain egg whites ! ?

  • Liana Emanoil

    If doctors were selling stroke prevention they’d be out of business, so kind of silly I think.

  • Gauri

    I see a lot of vegetarians around suffering from all the diseases you list for meat eaters – diabetes, CAD, hypertension, cancer, kidney disorders, obesity, alzheimer’s, parkinsons…………… WHY???? Pl throw some light on the matter. I am a vegetarian myself & enjoy being so.

  • Clint Stevens

    I’ve heard people tell me that brown eggs are better than white eggs, is there any merit to that commentary? It may be like asking what is better for you a bullet in your foot or your head?

    • Toxins

      They are nutritionally equivalent, its just the pigment of the shell.