Egg consumption, serum cholesterol, and cause-specific and all-cause mortality: the National Integrated Project for Prospective Observation of Non-communicable Disease and Its Trends in the Aged, 1980 (NIPPON DATA80).

@article{Nakamura2004EggCS,
  title={Egg consumption, serum cholesterol, and cause-specific and all-cause mortality: the National Integrated Project for Prospective Observation of Non-communicable Disease and Its Trends in the Aged, 1980 (NIPPON DATA80).},
  author={Yasuyuki Nakamura and Tomonori Okamura and Shinji Tamaki and Takashi Kadowaki and Takehito Hayakawa and Yoshikuni Kita and Akira Okayama and Hirotsugu Ueshima},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2004},
  volume={80 1},
  pages={58-63}
}
BACKGROUND Because egg yolk has a high cholesterol concentration, limited egg consumption is often suggested to help prevent ischemic heart disease (IHD). OBJECTIVE We epidemiologically examined the validity of this recommendation. DESIGN We analyzed the relations of egg consumption to serum cholesterol and cause-specific and all-cause mortality by… CONTINUE READING