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Old Mon, Jul-15-02, 12:34
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Default Okay to eat so many eggs?

I am a lacto-ovo-vegetarian and have been looking for ways to low-carb. Is it truly okay to eat 2 eggs everyday? I thougt I read that adults should have only 3-4 eggs a week. I love eggs and cheese and it would really help me to LC if I felt that it would healthy. I don't have any medical complications whatsoever.

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Shanthi.
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Old Mon, Jul-15-02, 15:00
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Eat away...some days I have 4 eggs. I would skip a day every now and then tho so you don't start to get sick of them.

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try 48 in a week!!!
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normally I eat 7 daily.
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It is perfectly normal and healthy to eat that many eggs, and more. In fact, when cooking, i have some single recipes that call for 5 eggs!
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How's your cholesterol? Last I checked my total had gone from 314 to 199 to 176 but my ratio was not good and my tris were too elevated. Terry
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Having egg white i suppose is good , as it contains a lot of proteins . But the egg yolk's are known for having very high cholesterol content .I believe you should push that aside especially when you are having something like 5 eggs a day ! Excessive cholesterol is a serious health risk and its very difficult to get off from your body .
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I disagree -- whole eggs are fine in any quantity, every day.

High tryglicerides are caused by carbohydrate metabolism.

Your body will make less cholesterol if you are eating more. It's fine.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_tdFdPpWK3Q
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