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Cholesterol/CVD

Intake of up to 3 Eggs per Day Is Associated with Changes in HDL Function and Increased Plasma Antioxidants in Healthy, Young Adults 11/01/2017

Abstract Background: HDL function may be more important than HDL concentration in determining risk for cardiovascular disease. In addition, HDL is a carrier of carotenoids and antioxidant enzymes,...

Considering the benefits of egg consumption for older people at risk of sarcopenia. 09/06/2016

Abstract Sarcopenia is an important health issue for older people. It is closely linked with frailty and malnutrition and can significantly reduce both health and quality of life for those affected...

Associations of egg and cholesterol intakes with carotid intima-media thickness and risk of incident coronary artery disease according to apolipoprotein E phenotype in men: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study 10/02/2016

Background In general populations, the effects of dietary cholesterol on blood cholesterol concentrations are modest. However, the relation is stronger in those with an ɛ4 allele in the...

The Fifty Year Rehabilitation of the Egg 21/10/2015

Abstract The 1968 American Heart Association announced a dietary recommendation that all individuals consume less than 300 mg of dietary cholesterol per day and no more than three whole eggs per week...

Egg consumption and risk of heart failure, myocardial infarction, and stroke: results from 2 prospective cohorts. 23/09/2015

Abstract BACKGROUND: Some studies have found that egg consumption is associated with a higher risk of ischemic heart disease in patients with diabetes. Epidemiologic studies of egg consumption in...

Egg consumption and cardiovascular disease events - evidence from the Caerphilly prospective cohort study 23/09/2015

Abstract Eggs are regarded as an economic and nutrient dense food, but they are also rich in cholesterol(1). Limiting egg consumption is recommended as a strategy for LDL-cholesterol reduction, a key...

Egg Consumption and Human Cardio-Metabolic Health in People with and without Diabetes 01/08/2015

Abstract The guidelines for dietary cholesterol and/or egg intake for both the general population and those at higher risk of cardiovascular disease (for example, people with type 2 diabetes mellitus...

Cholesterol and breast cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies. 15/07/2015

Abstract The objective of the present study was to conduct the first systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies investigating the associations between total cholesterol (TC), HDL-...

Dietary cholesterol and cardiovascular disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis 24/06/2015

Background: Dietary cholesterol has been suggested to increase the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), which has led to US recommendations to reduce cholesterol intake. Objective: The authors...

Influence of resistance training combined with daily consumption of an egg-based or bagel-based breakfast on risk factors for chronic diseases in healthy untrained individuals. 18/03/2015

Clayton ZS1, Scholar KR, Shelechi M, Hernandez LM, Barber AM, Petrisko YJ, Hooshmand S, Kern M, J Am Coll Nutr. 2015;34(2):113-9. doi: 10.1080/07315724.2014.946622. Epub 2015 Mar 18. OBJECTIVE: Egg...