Eggs -- the subject of much health controversy. You probably heard that eggs can raise cholesterol, but they are also a good source of protein. When not eaten excessively, eggs are a nutritious part of a healthy diet (unless you have an egg allergy, of course). Eggs should be prepared carefully to avoid spreading salmonella, a bacteria found in some eggs. Pasteurized eggs are always your best option. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about eggs, nutrition information, safety tips, and more.
Cracking Down on Eggs
Eggs have a bad rap. First, they were thought to raise cholesterol levels. Then, they were linked to Salmonella infections. But does the lowly egg really deserve its menacing reputation?
Eggs: Dietary Friend or Foe?
Nutritionists are taking a fresh look at the health benefits of eggs.
Egg Facts: Free-Range, Organic, Cage-Free, Vegetarian, and More
WebMD discusses the difference between egg types such as cage-free eggs, free-range eggs, pasteurized eggs, organic eggs, and more -- and whether any are safer than other eggs.
3 Ways to Cook Eggs
Scrambled, fried, poached -- eggs are great those ways. But spice up your egg routine with these recipes.
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Amazing Eggs: 6 Ways
Eggs are rich and flavorful! Eat them in moderation and they’re part of a healthy diet. Try these recipes for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
10 Top Health Questions Answered
Should you go gluten-free? Is drinking tap water safe? Which is worse for you: real sugar or high fructose corn syrup? Do vaccinations cause autism? Get answers to today’s biggest health questions.