Unhealthy eggs myth scotched

PUBLISHED: 16:40 16 February 2009 | UPDATED: 08:30 28 March 2014

FEBRUARY 13, 2009: New research has found that, contrary to previous
advice, eating eggs doesn’t raise cholesterol to dangerous levels at

A team from the University of Surrey says eating more than three eggs in a week is not in fact bad for people’s health.

Several studies of egg nutrition were conducted, and the research concluded that high cholesterol and heart disease could no longer be linked to egg consumption as diet only accounts for a third of the cholesterol in the body.

Researcher for the university, Professor Bruce, said that eggs were in fact particularly nutritious, and a key part of a healthy diet.

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