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Eating an egg a day won't keep the doctor away, but it probably won't hurt your heart either

I stopped eating eggs about 15 years ago. It was one of those offhand decisions, made with very little thought or research. I'd just finished whipping up a chocolate mousse--full of raw egg whites--when a college friend warned me ominously about salmonella poisoning. (Talk about deflating!) Then came all those stories about eggs being loaded with artery-clogging cholesterol, and somehow I lost my taste for them. Whenever I did eat a hard-boiled egg, I'd feel guilty.

Not anymore. Eating as much as an egg a day doesn't appear to increase your risk of developing heart disease or suffering a stroke, according...

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