To Eat Eggs or Not?

To eat eggs or not? Also, a secret to storing them. Since the early 70's, people have been debating whether or not eggs are bad for you and believe it seems the jury is still out. According to a study funded by the National Institute of Health, 1 egg per day is unlikely to have a substantial impact on the cardiovascular health among healthy men and women. From what I have read, the small adverse effects of cholesterol in an egg is counterbalanced by the nutrients. These nutrients include: B vitamins, antioxidants, folate and unsaturated fat.

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May 23, 20060 found this helpful

In Ecuador, where my husband is from, they don't store eggs in the refrigerator--they just keep them out on the counter! My husband grew up this way and it didn't kill him, but I still keep my eggs in the fridge, even though he thinks it's silly.

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