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Three or more eggs a week increase your risk of heart disease and early death, study says Print E-mail
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Monday, 18 March 2019 16:57
 
A study published Friday, 3/15/19 in the medical journal JAMA delivers bad news for egg lovers. According the researchers, among 29,615 adults pooled from 6 prospective cohort studies in the United States with a median follow-up of 17.5 years, each additional 300 mg of dietary cholesterol consumed per day was significantly associated with higher risk of incident CVD and all-cause mortality, and each additional half an egg consumed per day was significantly associated with higher risk of incident CVD and all-cause mortality. The researchers adjusted for the fact that egg consumption may be associated with unhealthy behaviors, such as low physical activity, smoking, or an unhealthy diet.
 
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Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 April 2019 10:17
 


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