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Debunking Food Myths: Eggs & Egg Whites Are Not Health Foods

Summary

Egg consumption – just one a day or more – is associated with increase risk of:

  • strokes
  • heart disease
  • inflammation
  • diabetes
  • early death
  • cancer

Egg whites are not health foods either. The problem with eggs is not only with the yolk which contains the saturated fat and dietary cholesterol. Egg whites are a concentrated source of animal protein which increases IGF-1 in the body and significantly increases your changes of developing cancer.

Free Range and Organic Eggs Are Not Cruelty-Free Nor Healthy

One of the myths of the egg industry is that free-range or organic eggs are not cruelty-free and somehow healthier. Don’t fall for the marketing smoke and mirror, these eggs are still loaded with saturated fat, cholesterol and animal protein which increase IGF-1.

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Who Says Eggs Aren’t Healthy or Safe?

Freedom of Information Act documents reveal that the U.S. Department of Agriculture warned the egg industry that saying eggs are nutritious or safe may violate rules against false and misleading advertising.

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Egg Cholesterol in the Diet

Cardiology experts warn that eating even a single egg a day may exceed the safe upper limit for cholesterol intake.

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Whose Health Unaffected by Eggs

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 Chicken, eggs, and inflammation

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