US dietary guidelines that eased limits on cholesterol have helped eggs make a comeback at the breakfast table. Photo: Shutterstock US dietary guidelines that eased limits on cholesterol have helped eggs make a comeback at the breakfast table. Photo: Shutterstock
US dietary guidelines that eased limits on cholesterol have helped eggs make a comeback at the breakfast table. Photo: Shutterstock
Wellness

How many eggs a day is it healthy to eat? New research rekindles debate

  • Participants who ate 1½ eggs daily were 17 per cent more likely to develop heart disease than whose who did not eat any
  • Scientists say culprit is cholesterol, found in yolks and other foods like shellfish, dairy products and red meat

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US dietary guidelines that eased limits on cholesterol have helped eggs make a comeback at the breakfast table. Photo: Shutterstock US dietary guidelines that eased limits on cholesterol have helped eggs make a comeback at the breakfast table. Photo: Shutterstock
US dietary guidelines that eased limits on cholesterol have helped eggs make a comeback at the breakfast table. Photo: Shutterstock
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