Consensus –

Chicken eggs are a good source of selenium, vitamin A, D and the B vitamins. Some people report sensitivity to them. Probably Healthy.

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Peter Attia – What I actually eat.


Chicken-nut omelet:

4 eggs, 0.5 avocado, 3.5 oz cheddar, 3 oz red onion, 2 oz walnuts, 2 oz cashews, 4.5 oz chicken thigh, 2 tbsp butter


Gary Taubes


I do indeed eat three eggs with cheese, bacon and sausage for breakfast every morning


Robb Wolf


Eggs are great. There’s a ton of nutrients in the yolk and everything. It has fat\soluble antioxidants. If they’re Omega\3 enriched they’re awesome


Mark Sisson


They’re an excellent source of highly assimilable protein and vitamins like A, choline, K2, and folate, and they can be a good source of omega-3s if the hen’s diet is right.  


Loren Cordain


Chicken eggs are generally a nutritious food and are a good source of selenium, vitamin A, vitamin D and the B vitamins, some minerals and lutein as Barbara indicated.”

“So, should everybody include eggs in their diet on a daily basis? Not necessarily,…, in the wild, bird eggs only appear seasonally. Hence, pre-agricultural humans could have never consumed two eggs for breakfast every morning of the year similar to some westernized people, but rather only occasionally for a few brief weeks or months.”


Chris MasterJohn  Meeting the Choline Requirement — Eggs, Organs, and the Wheat Paradox


“In America, at least, it would appear that lots of us need lots of egg yolks and liver.”


Chris Kresser


The persistent myth that cholesterol causes heart disease has scared many of us away from eating eggs on a regular basis. But there is absolutely no research that links egg consumption to heart disease.


Dr Micahel Eades


But what about all the cholesterol?  Well, as it turns out, the addition of two eggs per day didn’t raise cholesterol a bit.



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