Category Archives: Eggs

Eggs: No Increased Risk of Coronary Artery Disease

Eggs are an important source of nutrients, and have a place as part of a healthy diet. They are an excellent source of protein, and have the benefit of being relatively cheap compared to other animals proteins. In addition, they … Continue reading

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Eggs: Not Associated With Type 2 Diabetes

Eggs have been consistently associated with negative health effects by the mainstream health industries. The detrimental effects of eggs, so we are told, derived from their very high content of cholesterol in combination with their saturated fat levels. The high … Continue reading

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How To Enhance Carotenoid Absorption

Carotenoids are phytochemicals found in high concentrations in photosynthetic organisms. Here the role of carotenoids is to aid photosynthesis by acting as light harvesting elements during time of low light exposure. In addition, carotenoids may act as antioxidants through the … Continue reading

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More Dietary Cholesterol Nonsense

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More Eggs: More Healthy Effects

The cholesterol theory of cardiovascular disease states that dietary cholesterol is a cause of elevated levels of plasma cholesterol and elevated plasma cholesterol are a cause of atherosclerosis, which is in turn a cause of cardiovascular disease. The problem with … Continue reading

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Glycaemic Effects of Egg and Cottage Cheese

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More on Eggs and Blood Lipids

Eggs have a high concentrations of cholesterol. The high cholesterol content of eggs has lead many to question the health effects of eggs. However this questioning stems from the erroneous belief that eggs can negatively affect blood lipid levels. That … Continue reading

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More Bad ‘Science’ on Eggs

Science is the discipline of measuring observable phenomenon. From these observations certain conclusions can be drawn. The modern definition of science can be extended to the creation of theories based on a composite of the data surrounding these observations. One … Continue reading

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So You Don’t Have Time to Eat Well?

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Fish or Red Meat : Do they Modify Cholesterol Levels?

The lipid hypothesis of cardiovascular disease states that atherosclerosis is caused by elevated levels of blood cholesterol, and that dietary cholesterol and saturated fatty acids can in turn influence blood cholesterol. According to this hypothesis, foods high in cholesterol and … Continue reading

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