Headline on an article in a local newspaper. “ Americans on track to eat most eggs in nearly a century ”
Well what do you make of this? We can tell you what to make of it because there has been an evolution in recent nutritional guidance from the federal government. This is not new information because we have been writing about it for several years. Experts now believe that eating cholesterol-laden foods does not significantly affect the cholesterol levels of healthy adults or increase their risk of heart disease.
Eggs are nutrient-dense according to federal guidelines and are grouped with lean meats, poultry, seafood, legumes and nuts as a healthy source of protein. Many nutritionalists now recommend eating eggs regularly because they are a lean source of protein, The American Heart Association recommends eating eggs, poultry or meat eight to nine times a week.