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Why Egg Yolks Actually Aren't As Bad As You Think

If you've lived most of the last decade (or your entire life) eating egg white omelets because you believed egg yolks were bad for you, we're sorry to say that you may have been giving up the golden yellow goodness for no reason. 

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Why Egg Yolks Actually Aren't As Bad As You Think

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    Fact Or Fiction: Egg Yolks Are Bad For You - Health Digest

    Fact Or Fiction: Egg Yolks Are Bad For You - Health Digest

    If you've lived most of the last decade (or your entire life) eating egg white omelets because you believed egg yolks were bad for you, we're sorry to say that you may have been giving up the golden yellow goodness for no reason.

    Health Digest - Not your typical health site

    Health Digest - Not your typical health site

    Ah, the incredible, edible egg. There are so many ways to enjoy this humble food: scrambled, fried, hard boiled, poached. And Americans eat a lot of eggs — about 95 million dozen eggs annually, or approximately 279 eggs per person per year (via The Kitchn). Egg consumption is on the rise, partly because of eggs' versatility and partly because of their many health benefits. Today, people see eggs as a sort of superfood — low in calories, high in nutrients — but that wasn't always the case.

    This Is What Happens When You Stop Eating Eggs

    This Is What Happens When You Stop Eating Eggs

    Eggs are often classified as a superfood. They contain various vitamins, including folate, plus phosphorus, selenium, calcium, and zinc, among other minerals, which make them a healthy part of a diet (via NutritionData). Besides, eggs are easy to cook and can be consumed in different forms and recipes, making them a popular choice for people worldwide.

    Are Egg Whites Really Better For You Than Whole Eggs?

    Are Egg Whites Really Better For You Than Whole Eggs?

    Think of the last time you went to brunch. It's a safe bet that someone at your table was eating eggs in one form or another. They're a popular breakfast food and a good source of protein and nutrients. Eggs may seem like a harmless addition to your diet, but the debate surrounding their health benefits has been raging for decades, and some experts say that the answer may lie in what part of the egg you're eating.

    This Is The Healthiest Way To Eat Eggs - Health Digest

    This Is The Healthiest Way To Eat Eggs - Health Digest

    Everything about an egg is healthy — even the yolk. Some older generations may think otherwise, because the egg's golden center contains saturated fat, which was considered "bad" starting in the 1960s, according to Harvard Health. Recently, experts have agreed that the entire egg has tremendous health benefits. "Eggs are an excellent source of several key nutrients found in both the egg yolk and the egg white," pointed out nutritionist Tamar Samuels (via HuffPost). "Eating a whole egg gives us the biggest bang for our buck in terms of both macro and micronutrients."

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