If you have been avoiding eggs because you were worried about the connection between cholesterol and coronary heart disease, you can now reconsider your beliefs. Recent researches showed that adults in good health can eat one egg every day without increasing their risks of heart diseases.
According to the American Heart Association, lutein found in the egg yolk also protects against the course of early heart diseases.
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