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Eggs Are Heart Healthy

…heart-supporters is eggs. For years the public has been told to avoid eggs, especially the high-cholesterol yolks. The egg scare started in the 1950s and 1960s, during a promotional campaign condemning cholesterol. Patients and doctors alike still hold fast to the idea that eggs are unhealthy because…

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Will the Egg Controversy Ever End?

…change my mind on eggs at all. I still consider them to be close to the perfect food. Despite what this latest study has found, other studies have repeatedly shown that consuming eggs does not raise cholesterol levels, or your risk of cardiovascular disease or stroke. Egg yolks, in particular, contain…

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A Full Day Meal Plan

…equivalent egg substitute) 1 cup nonfat or 1% milk or soymilk ¾ cup plain, nonfat yogurt ½ cup canola oil 1 Tbsp. xylitol Preheat waffle iron. In a big mixing bowl, combine the flour, salt and baking powder. Separate the eggs into two small bowls, one with the whites and the other with the yolks. Whisk…

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Vision Saving Foods

…as cardiovascular disease. Eggs can help prevent macular degeneration; in fact, eating egg yolks significantly increases levels of the carotenoids zeaxanthin and lutein in the bloodstream, as do dark green leafy veggies such as spinach. It’s really unfortunate that eggs are often considered a high…

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Beyond Carrots: Eat Your Way to Sharper Vision

…bilberries (a specific type of wild blueberry found in Europe). Plus, there’s one more food that should be part of your diet, eggs. Research also shows that egg yolks significantly increase bloodstream levels of both lutein and zeaxanthin—another carotenoid that's been shown to help filter out…

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Monitoring Your Vision

…that taking lutein helps to increase visual acuity, and improve contrast sensitivity. You want to look for a product with 6–12 mg of lutein. Eggs (with the yolk), spinach, and greens such as kale and collards are also high in lutein; a one-cup serving of cooked spinach contains more than 13 mg. * Take…

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