Category Archives: Diet

The Healthiest Community in America?

What’s the longest-lived community in the US and where is it located? Maybe in the bucolic countryside of Vermont? Or maybe in Utah with its concentration of teetotalers and non-smokers. Or how about Lake Wobegon, Minnesota? Believe it or not, it’s in the crowded, smoggy Los Angeles basin of southern California. It’s the City of…

Eggs – Are They Really Bad for You?

Eggs: Are They Really Bad for You? Cardiovascular disease kills more Americans than any other cause. Many people associate the LDL fraction of cholesterol with increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Eggs contain lots of cholesterol. Thus, some experts recommend avoiding eggs, at least the yolks, where cholesterol is located. On the other hand, a 2005 study showed that feeding people two eggs per day for six weeks didn't increase total or LDL cholesterol, Also,blood flow in the brachial artery (in the arm) didn’t differ significantly between the two-egg eaters and oat eaters.