Cholesterol

Eggs

Eggs

We all know that eggs are packed with protein and other good things, but what about the not-so-good things? Are we in fact better off by not eating eggs, and getting our nutrients elsewhere? The Good Things about Eggs WebMD.com is typical of advice on the benefits of eating eggs: • They offer “complete protein”. …

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Cholesterol

According to the Mayo Clinic: Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in your blood. Your body needs cholesterol to build healthy cells, but high levels of cholesterol can increase your risk of heart disease. With high cholesterol, you can develop fatty deposits in your blood vessels. Eventually, these deposits grow, making it difficult for enough …

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Heart Disease

For many of us, heart disease is perhaps the number one threat in terms of healthy longevity. And the bad news is that often the first attack is fatal. The UK National Health Service says that “Coronary heart disease is the term that describes what happens when your heart’s blood supply is blocked or interrupted …

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