Tuesday, 2 May 2017


Are eggs good or bad for your health? This is a question we often encounter. With so much conflicting information on eggs, it can be difficult to determine whether they are healthy or not. It has been known for some time that eggs are full of cholesterol and eating them increases the risk of cardiovascular disease. New research however contradicts this. The following infographic by Authority Diet explains why eggs are one of the most nourishing foods you can eat.

Read more at Authority Diet.

Infographic Sources:
Free aromatic amino acids in egg yolk show antioxidant properties
2. Gluconeogenesis and energy expenditure after a high-protein, carbohydrate-free diet
3. Protein intake and energy balance
4. Satiety Index
5. Amino Acids in the Production of Chicken Egg and Muscle
6. Choline and betaine in health and disease
7. Effects of choline-deficient diets on the rat hepatocyte. Electron microscopic observations
8. Consumption of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid-enriched eggs and changes in plasma lipids of human subjects
9. Decrease in blood triglycerides associated with the consumption of eggs of hens fed with food supplemented with fish oil
10. Egg, white, raw, fresh
11. Choline in the diets of the US population: NHANES, 2003–2004
12. Self Nutrition Data
13. Association of small low-density lipoprotein particles with the incidence of coronary artery disease in men and women
14. Dietary cholesterol provided by eggs and plasma lipoproteins in healthy populations
15. Eggs may help prevent heart disease and cancer

Top image credit: LisaRedfern/Pixabay.

[Source: Authority Diet.]

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