by Michael Hofferber. Copyright © 2000. All rights reserved.
When I was growing up eggs were often called "the perfect food" -- a massive dose of protein packed into a small container with all the essential nutrients for making strong bodies. Everyone endorsed them. We all ate them at almost every meal.
Then some egghead discovered cholesterol and everything got scrambled.
Eggs contain more cholesterol than almost any food source, a whopping 212 milligrams or so per yolk. So when doctors started prescribing less cholesterol in the diet, eggs were the first to go.
That decision may have been a little too hard-boiled.
Continued at... Give Eggs a Break.
Artwork: Eggs at a Farmers Market