New Eggs are Healthier Says USDA

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USDA Reports Eggs today Have Less Cholesterol than Ten Years Ago

Despite all the flack eggs get for high cholesterol, the USDA released results of studies that tell a new and improved story. Ten years ago, a Large Egg contained an average of 215 Milligrams of cholesterol. Eggs today are testing ‘healthier’ with only 185 milligrams. Researchers say the drop in cholesterol can be due to a change in the hens’ diets, breeding factors, or ‘other factors’. I think it’s because the hens may be on the treadmill.

Read More at USA Today.

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Inspiration: A funny cartoon of hens and a rooster on treadmills. The hens appear to be working out to get healthier eggs.

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