The Man Who Ate 25 Eggs a Day (Or, Why Cholesterol’s Not All Bad)

By Ricki Lewis, PhD – PLoS Blogs

Each morning at the retirement community, the healthy 88-year-old man received a delivery of 25 soft-boiled eggs, which he would consume during his day. This had been his way for many years. He’d had one experience of chest pain that might have been angina, but aside from that, he had a healthy cardiovascular system. He recognized that his only problem was psychological: “Eating these eggs ruins my life, but I can’t help it.

Shouldn’t we be limiting carbs, and not dietary cholesterol? It’s the that matter. So how did the vilification of dietary cholesterol arise?

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