Eggs have a bad reputation as cholesterol-laded bombs that will explode your heart if you eat them regularly. Maybe that’s overstating it a little, but not much. Despite a strong nutritional profile and incredible versatility, some folks are still skipping out on eggs or even worse (in our opinion), eating tasteless egg white-only omelets.
We are here to tell you that you don’t have to avoid eggs. Yes, they do contain cholesterol, but in recent years we have come to understand that when you eat cholesterol it is broken down in the digestive system and does not land in your arteries as whole molecules.
Instead, it is saturated fat that tends to raise overall cholesterol levels. There has been no link whatsoever found between eating eggs and high cholesterol or heart disease.
Let’s look at some reasons why you should be embracing daily egg consumption. The evidence is so compelling that you might even want to raise some backyard chickens and get those eggs straight from the source.