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This is an index of the health notes included in recipes. These short tidbits of information can help answer questions on everything from Omega-3 Fats in fish to whether to cook chicken with the skin on or not. Want to know about garlic and cholesterol? Is it okay to eat eggs or not? It's all here.


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Low-Cholesterol Eggs

There are now eggs in the market that have less cholesterol in the yolks. Egg farmers achieve this by careful selection of what goes in their chicken feed using all vegetable diets, with canola oil as the fat source. The reduction of cholesterol reported by one company is 50%, but they don’t offer good evidence of this.

Some of these feed mixtures appear to raise the amount of Omega-3 fats in eggs. One company claims their eggs have as much as 200 – 400mg per egg. Eggs have gotten a bad rap in the last few decades and are actually pretty good for you, but, for a cost, it appears that they can be even better. Read More "The Health of It All..." Articles