Do eggs raise your cholesterol level? What's the amount of cholesterol in one egg (and does this number really matter)? Learn the truth about eggs and cholesterol and what foods raise cholesterol in the first place.
a little sorry for eggs. I mean, they've been scrutinized for their cholesterol content for so many years, and it seems like every week you see health experts changing their minds about whether
or not eggs are healthy.
Confused about eggs and high cholesterol? I don't blame you. There are so many mixed messages out there, and egg advice has certainly changed over the years. It's not because experts don't know what they're doing; it's because science is constantly evolving (that's a good thing!). Do eggs raise your cholesterol level? How much cholesterol is in one egg, and does that amount even matter? To clear up the confusion about eggs and cholesterol, I'm cracking open the facts about one of my favorite foods.
Everything You Need to Know About Cholesterol in the Year 2019
You probably know that having high cholesterol isn't great for your health. But what does it mean to have high cholesterol? What foods raise cholesterol, do eggs cause high cholesterol, and what's the deal with plant sterols and stanols, and cholesterol-lowering spreads? And what is cholesterol in the first place, where does it come from, and should you be worried about eating it? I'm sharing the truth about eggs and cholesterol (and more!) in my interview with Well+Good. My answers may surprise you!
The Right Way to Incorporate Eggs into Your Diet
As a vegetarian, I eat plenty of eggs. They truly have a well-earned spot on the superfood trends list, which is why they're a staple of my diet. You may be wondering if eating eggs will raise your cholesterol level. Well, I'm here to tell you there's really good news when it comes to this protein powerhouse. I explain everything you ever needed to know about eggs, including how many eggs per day you can safely eat, in my article for Sonima. If you're looking for a fun way to eat eggs, whip up my avocado deviled eggs recipe, hummus toast, an egg toast recipe, a gluten-free egg casserole, or a flatbread breakfast with egg. Eggs are also super tasty with basil and tomato.
Amy's Recipe of the Week: Wild Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes
When it comes to breakfast, there are so many options for incorporating eggs. Mix eggs into pancakes like these, as well as easy coffee cake muffins and hummus toast. All of these recipes provide the health benefits of eggs. What's YOUR favorite way to eat eggs?
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