Does Eating Eggs Increase Your Risk Of Stroke Or Heart Disease?

Episode 707 12m


If you’re like most people, you’re sick of being mixed-up and confounded by conflicting media reports about the latest research on which foods are good or bad for us. You know what I’m talking about: one day eggs are unhealthy, and the next day they are a miracle food. So, should we avoid or embrace eggs in our diet?

In today’s episode of my series I’m calling Health Bites, I talk about research that has both led to and debunked concerns associated with eating eggs. I also talk about the production of a gut metabolite called TMAO (trimethylamine N-oxide) and how the health of our gut microbiome influences our TMAO levels.


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Narrator: Coming up on this episode of The Doctor's Farmacy. Dr. Mark Hyman: Having a few eggs every day is no problem. The whole thing about cholesterol and eggs was debunked. And the US dietary guidelines even, which is a very often conservative group, has said that it's not a nutrientive concern. Hey everybody, it's Dr. Mark Hyman. Welcome to Doctor's Farmacy, a place for conversations that matter. Today I'm bringing you a health bite, little bites of health information that can help you make small steps to improve your health over time. Now, I know you've probably been paying attention to the headlines around nutrition like I have, and it's super confusing when it comes to so many different things. One day fat is bad, then it's good, one..

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Ep. 707 - Does Eating Eggs Increase Your Risk Of Stroke Or Heart Disease?