Eggs are known healthy, but how did eating eggs get so controversial in the first place? According to the American Egg Board, Americans are consuming, on average, four additional eggs per year, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture predicts an average of 255 eggs eaten per person in 2014. Eggs come in multiple sizes from medium to extra-large. A large egg contains about 185 mg of cholesterol, so the American Heart Association (AHA) recommends a limit in eating eggs so as not to exceed the limit. Read on to learn more about this protein-rich powerhouse and what you may not know about eggs.
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