August 15, 2017

No, eggs aren’t bad for you

‘What The Health’, a new documentary currently streaming on Netflix, has caused quite a stir lately among health professionals and viewers alike with its claims that eating one egg a day is as bad as smoking five cigarettes. For the record, it isn’t — but the claim isn’t necessarily a new one. In 2012 a study published in Atherosclerosis claimed to have found a relationship between egg yolk consumption and the development of atherosclerosis — a disease in which plaque accumulates along the walls of arteries, increasing heart attack and stroke risk.  Read more

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