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Why Eating Eggs Might Not Raise Heart Disease Risk?

Whole egg consists of 2 main components: egg white and egg yolk. Egg white is a wonderful source of protein. Egg yolk contains not only essential nutrients like choline and lutein which are important for preserving our brain and eye health, but also important vitamins such as vitamins B2, B5, B12 and D.But people have been told to limit intake of eggs because of high cholesterol in egg yolks. A single egg yolk has about 200 mg of cholesterol, making it as one of the richest sources of dietary cholesterol.

Placenta: A 'superfood' or a dietary fad?

Eating placenta, or placentophagy, is becoming increasingly popular among new moms. But does consuming this temporary organ really offer health benefits?

Under 2 hours of walking per week may considerably prolong life

New research suggests that walking regularly significantly reduces mortality risk, even if the physical activity is below the recommended guidelines.

How intermittent fasting can increase weight loss

Fasting intermittently seems to confer a range of benefits. A new study takes a look at the chemical pathways that might be involved.

Calculating how many calories are burned in a day

Learn how to work out how many calories are burned per day, including specific totals for different types of activities and exercises.

What are polyphenols and which foods contain them?

Learn all about the health benefits of polyphenols and which foods contain them. We also look at the possible risks and considerations for these chemicals.

What are the possible health benefits of romaine lettuce?

Learn about the nutritional background and potential health benefits of romaine lettuce, including some tips for including it in meals.

Stress may harm gut health as much as junk food

Researchers suggest that the effect of stress on gut microbiota is comparable with that seen with a high-fat diet, but this may only apply to women.

What to eat and avoid on the gastric sleeve diet

Learn all about the food to eat and avoid on the gastric sleeve diet. We look at the different phases and the process of transitioning to solid foods here.

All you need to know about the low FODMAP diet

We look at the low FODMAP diet. Find out what it is, what kind of foods you can eat, and what the benefits are for people with irritable bowels.

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