Are the current dietary guidelines regarding egg consumption appropriate?

@article{Herron2004AreTC,
  title={Are the current dietary guidelines regarding egg consumption appropriate?},
  author={Kristin L Herron and Maria Luz Fernandez},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2004},
  volume={134 1},
  pages={187-90}
}
Despite being considered a good or excellent source of 11 nutrients (1), egg intake accounted for only 1.3% of the total energy consumed by the average American in 2000 (2). The perception of cholesterol-rich eggs as a “forbidden food” developed in response to the highly publicized 1970s recommendation by the American Heart Association (AHA) to restrict egg consumption and limit dietary cholesterol intake to 300 mg/d. The dietary cholesterol guidelines are similar in the most recent AHA report… CONTINUE READING