In the past it was thought that people should limit the number of eggs they eat because they contain cholesterol, but current evidence suggests that dietary cholesterol does not increase the risk of heart disease in most healthy people. Recommendations on limiting egg consumption have now been relaxed by all major UK heart and health advisory groups, including the British Heart Foundation and the Department of Health.
What exactly is cholesterol, and how much of it actually comes from our diet?
What’s the difference between LDL and HDL Cholesterol, and how do they affect our bodies
Find out more about the relationship between cholesterol and the risk of CHD.
A discussion about the links between cholesterol and egg consumption