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Enjoying Eggs

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Yes, eggs have cholesterol, but you can indulge in an egg or two or even three a week. If you keep an eye on your cholesterol and it is normal, you needn't worry about an occasional indulgence in eggs.

Eggs are inexpensive, easy to cook and can be served in a large variety of ways.

At Easter time, many will be boiling, decorating, hiding and coloring eggs. When cooking eggs to color, be sure to cook them completely. Also, remember not to leave eggs unrefrigerated for more than two hours.

The nutrition info on a large egg is as follows.

Enjoying Eggs

  • Calories: 70.
  • Fat: 4.5 grams (1.5 of which is saturated).
  • Cholesterol: 213 milligrams.

How about trying some simply delicious hard boiled eggs? Buy local, organic eggs. Cooked to hard-boiled stage and cool. When completely cooled, peel and slice eggs in half. Dust with sweet paprika and salt. These taste simliar to deviled eggs without all the work and extra calories! Organic eggs really have a better flavor than store bought.

Eggs are an excellent source of protein, are low in sodium, and contain essential vitamins and minerals.

What are you waiting for? Go ahead and enjoy a boiled egg!

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