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Nutrients 2016, 8(12), 784; doi:10.3390/nu8120784

Eggs and Health Special Issue

Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
Received: 23 November 2016 / Accepted: 25 November 2016 / Published: 2 December 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Egg Consumption and Human Health)
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In 1968, the American Heart Association recommended the consumption of no more than 300 mg/day of dietary cholesterol and emphasized that no more than 3 eggs should be eaten per week, resulting in substantial reductions in egg consumption, not just by diseased populations but alsobyhealthyindividuals,andmoreimportantlybypoorcommunitiesinundevelopedcountieswho were advised against consuming a highly nutritious food.[...] View Full-Text
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