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Egg Allergy: Causes, Symptoms and Avoidance List

An egg allergy occurs when a person’s immune system overreacts following exposure to eggs or egg derivatives. Eggs are among the most common triggers of food allergy in children, causing reaction in about 2% of children. An allergy to eggs typically begins in infancy and most children (ca 70%) will outgrow the condition by the age of sixteen. Susceptible people who have been exposed to an egg allergen will usually display symptoms within a few […]

Eggs and High Cholesterol Myth

With salmonella-poisoning scares on one hand and fears about its artery-clogging cholesterol levels on the other, the little egg has quite a blemished history regarding its health credentials. As a result, eggs are a food that many people view with suspicion, and therefore, actively limit their consumption (the magic figure of ‘no more than two eggs a week’ being deeply embedded in many cultures). This post questions this anti-egg sentiment and shows you why eggs […]