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Eggs

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Follow the links below to find information about the nutritional value of eggs and egg allergy.

Last reviewed: May 2018

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Eggs and cholesterol

Eggs were once thought to raise cholesterol levels. Dr Joe busts this myth and discusses how eggs form part of a nutritious diet in this video.

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Eggs | The Heart Foundation

Eggs contain healthy fats including omega-3 fatty acids and have little impact on the risk of heart disease. Healthy adults can eat eggs as part of a balanced diet.

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Egg - Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)

The ASCIA diet sheet general information should be printed in conjunction with the ASCIA diet sheets for cows milk protein (dairy), egg and soy allergy.

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Cows milk protein (dairy), egg and soy allergy - Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)

The ASCIA diet sheet general information should be printed in conjunction with the ASCIA diet sheets for cows milk protein (dairy), egg and soy allergy.

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Allergy - Egg Allergy and egg free diet | The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

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Mediterranean Diet | myVMC

Mediterranean diet: A Mediterranean diet is a diet based on plant foods. It is high in N-3 fatty acids, antioxidants and phytochemicals. Fat intake under the Mediterranean diet is moderate (up to 35% of total calories).

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Eggs - Better Health Channel

The humble egg is a powerhouse of nutritional goodness. Eggs are full of things your body needs. They are a great source of protein, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals (such as vitamin A, vitamin D, vitamin E, folic acid and iron). In fact, eggs are one of the few foods that naturally contain vitamin D.

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Why dietitians are nuts about nuts Dietitians Association of Australia

Why dietitians are nuts about nuts The role of nuts in our diet has been singled out for special attention

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Vegetarian Diets | myVMC

Vegetarians are people who exclude animal meat from their diet. A vegetarian diet comprises mainly of fruits and vegetables. There are a number of health advantages and disadvantages of vegetarian diets, and a well-designed diet should include a wide range of foods to meet nutritional requirements.

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Can I eat eggs if I want to be healthy? Dietitians Association of Australia

Can I eat eggs if I want to be healthy? Eggsare an economical and nutrient rich food withgood quality protein along with other vitamins and minerals

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