An egg a day is ok: leading nutritionist

An egg a day may just keep the doctor away and it certainly won’t harm your cholesterol, says leading nutritionist Professor Manny Noakes. Advances in measuring cholesterol in the blood plasma has led to a change in opinion around the role of dietary cholesterol. Prof Noakes, who is the research director for the Food and Nutrition Flagship at the CSIRO, says the myth that associates eggs with cardiovascular disease has been busted. “Eggs do contain cholesterol but the amount of cholesterol in food has a very, very tiny impact on cholesterol in the blood plasma and the increase you see…
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