Eggs: Unscrambling the nutrition confusion

Recently, a reader asked me to peel back the latest nutrition advice on eggs.  In particular, he requested some clarity on conflicting advice for people with diabetes. Let’s get crackin’! Dietary Cholesterol vs. Blood Cholesterol Following years of research and input from scientific studies, health expert’s advice has changed from limiting eggs to liberalizing them.  As reported in the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, previous advice was “based on guesswork.” They write, “Given that the artery-clogging plaques that cause heart disease are made mostly from cholesterol, and since eggs contain cholesterol” it was commonly believed that eating eggs…

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