Harvard Heart Letter

To make an omelet, you have to break some eggs

The dangers of eggs aren't all they're cracked up to be — avoid them if you want, but it isn't necessary.

Consider the egg: Is it a dietary demon chock-full of artery-clogging cholesterol, or a perfect food, rich in healthful nutrients?

Put to a vote, American Idol style, "dietary demon" would probably come out on top, even though "perfect food" is closer to the truth.

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