Most people are surprised to hear that eating eggs has little effect on cholesterol levels in healthy people. Saturated fat is the main villain in raising cholesterol and the fat in eggs in mostly unsaturated.
Eggs can also be part of a weight control diet. Two eggs provide the same number of kilojoules as a small tin of salmon. They are a good source of vitamins as well as protein, which helps to reduce appetite.
Eggs can be eaten in moderation as part of a healthy, balanced diet.
Please note this information was correct at time of printing.
For up to date information, speak to your doctor.Source: Summer 2007 Edition | Page 2
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