Life Inspirations: Ladies and Gentlemen!  |  Technology Inceptions: New Device Detects Decline in RBC Volume Causing Blurred Vision in Alcoholics  |  National Edu News: GATI, CURIE, WISTEMM, Vigyan Jyoti for attracting Women to Science & Tech  |  Rajagiri Round Table: Roadmap to Excellence in Research and Innovation  |  Policy Indications: Should Climate Change Communications be Emotional?  |  Science Innovations: Scientists Understand the Logistics of Protein Movement in a Cell  |  Health Monitor: Eating Disorders Linked to Psychiatric Disorders and Risk of Obesity  |  Science Innovations: The Mystery of the Flying Volcanic Ash Particles Revealed  |  Policy Indications: UK Graduate route to open to international students on 1 July 2021  |  Leadership Instincts: VP appeals to students to connect their knowledge with social relevance  |  Leadership Instincts: Catherine Dulac receives Nomis Distinguished Scientist and Scholar Award  |  Leadership Instincts: Online school reviews reflect school demographics more than effectiveness  |  Leadership Instincts: Researchers virtually open and read sealed historic letters  |  Cover Story: At Vantage Point  |  Management lessons: Why Aluminium Cans are Great for Packaging of Beverages?  |  
March 21, 2019 Thursday 11:22:47 AM IST

More Egg Consumption Raises Chances of Cardiovascular Disease

Parent Interventions

Increase in egg consumption may lead to rise in cholesterol and risk of being affected by cardio vascular disease in later years,according to a new research report form Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine.

When the consumption went up by half an egg a day, it resulted in 6% increase in likelihood of getting affected by cardio vascular disease, according to the research study co-author Norrina Allen. The research report is based on analysis of six studies on 29,615 people who were followed up for an average of 17.5 years. The data on food and dietary habits were taken in the beginning and altogether 5,400 cardio-vascular cases were reported among this group.

Egg is often promoted as good for health and body strength based on its protein content. However, too much of a good thing can turn out to harmful and that is the case with eggs too.


Source: https://news.feinberg.northwestern.edu/2019/03/eating-eggs-and-cholesterol-linked-to-heart-disease-and-death-risk/

Comments