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Home Health A higher intake of cholesterol or eggs in conjunction with an increased...

A higher intake of cholesterol or eggs in conjunction with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and deaths, a study shows

Increased consumption of cholesterol or eggs in the diet is associated with an increased risk of emerging cardiovascular disease and mortality, as demonstrated by a pooled analysis of long-term adult follow-up studies in the US.

The study aggregated data on individual participants from six prospective US cohorts studying food and cardiovascular disease, using data from 29,615 adults, which averaged 17.5 years between 1985 and 2016 were followed up.1 The authors harmonized self-reported diet data with a standardized protocol across trials.

Results, reported in JAMA …


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