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.
3 Ways to Cook Eggs
Scrambled, fried, poached -- eggs are great those ways. But spice up your egg routine with these recipes.
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.
Eggs: Dietary Friend or Foe?
Nutritionists are taking a fresh look at the health benefits of eggs.
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?
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Slideshow: 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.
Slideshow: 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.