eggs and breast cancer

Why are eggs bad for you?

Presumably due to their high cholesterol and choline content, egg consumption has been associated with increased risks of:

  • Premature death
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
  • Certain cancers
  • Stroke
  • Diabetes

For more information on how the egg industry designs misleading studies, watch this video.

To learn more about the effects of egg consumption on your health, visit our topic page, which covers a broad range of the latest evidence-based research.


Michael Greger M.D., FACLM

Michael Greger, M.D. FACLM, is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized professional speaker on a number of important public health issues. Dr. Greger has lectured at the Conference on World Affairs, the National Institutes of Health, and the International Bird Flu Summit, testified before Congress, appeared on The Dr. Oz Show and The Colbert Report, and was invited as an expert witness in defense of Oprah Winfrey at the infamous "meat defamation" trial.

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