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Posted by: How much eggs is one allowed per day ? | 2010/06/10

Eggs per day

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Dear Eggs per Day
Although eggs are an excellent food with a high protein content and also contain iron and beta-carotene, the Heart Foundation recommends that adult South Africans should limit their intake of eggs to 4 per week because egg yolk has a high cholesterol content of 210 per 50g egg which represents 70% of the suggested daily cholesterol intake. Egg whites on the other hand contain no cholesterol.
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Posted by: DietDoc | 2010/06/10

Dear Eggs per Day
Although eggs are an excellent food with a high protein content and also contain iron and beta-carotene, the Heart Foundation recommends that adult South Africans should limit their intake of eggs to 4 per week because egg yolk has a high cholesterol content of 210 per 50g egg which represents 70% of the suggested daily cholesterol intake. Egg whites on the other hand contain no cholesterol.
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