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The Health Curate’s Chocolate Egg

by | 11th, February 2009

RESEARCH just in confirms that limiting egg consumption has little effect on cholesterol levels.

Boffins (egg heads, surely?) at the University of Surrey says people could eat as many eggs as they wanted without damaging their health.

Says researcher Professor Bruce Griffin:

“The ingrained misconception linking egg consumption to high blood cholesterol and heart disease must be corrected.

“The amount of saturated fat in our diet exerts an effect on blood cholesterol that is several times greater than the relatively small amounts of dietary cholesterol.

“The UK public do not need to be limiting the number of eggs they eat – indeed they can be encouraged to include them in a healthy diet as they are one of nature’s most nutritionally dense foods.”

Dense? Most eggs are hollow, although some do contain plastic toy.

Still, who’s complaining. If the brainiacs say

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