Is it safe to eat two eggs a day? Know these facts

Lots have been discussed about the incredible nutritional values of eggs. While some say that eggs shouldn’t be consumed daily, there are people who insist on eating at least an egg a day. As per the latest study published in the Journal of American Medical Association, more than two eggs shouldn’t be consumed in a day. Having more than two eggs increases the chances of heart ailments, leading to premature death.

This report was published after observing around 30,000 people in the United States of America for the duration of 31 years. Their life style, diet and health were regularly monitored for this duration. The report explains that consuming eggs, which are rich in cholesterol, in a certain quantity, for a long period of time, may lead to severe health problems.

According to the US department of agriculture, a big egg contains 200 milli grams of cholesterol. Researchers warn about the ill-effects of having more than two eggs a day. The chances of suffering heart ailments may increase up to 17% if more than 300 milli grams of cholesterol reaches our body on a daily basis. It increases the chances of premature death by 18%.

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