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Eggs in moderation are nutritious and delicious
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Updated: 10/03/2016 08:41:13PM

Eggs in moderation are nutritious and delicious

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Judy Buss, nutrition columnist.

Fresh veggie salad with egg topping

Scrambled eggs with vegetables

Judy E. Buss

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By now, it is widely known that the Big Cholesterol Scare of the 1980s was largely unjustified. Even the American Heart Association has revised its egg consumption guidelines to allow them, in moderation, in a healthy diet.

Eggs prepared in a wholesome manner are a nutritious, versatile, and inexpensive food that can be served at any meal. If your doctor instructed you to shun eggs, then by all means, follow his/her advice. We are, of course, talking about hen eggs, not those of other birds, fish, reptiles, or amphibians. (Know anyone who had poached toad eggs for breakfast this morning?)

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