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New Study: Eggs as Harmful as Cigarettes

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CNN  Article
August 17, 2012

New research has found that egg consumption is nearly as harmful to heart health as smoking tobacco. The study found a correlation between the number of egg yolks consumed and thickened arteries; the correlation was nearly as high as the correlation between the amount of tobacco smoked and thickened arteries.

Researchers measured the carotid wall thickness (an indicator of heart health) and measured the smoking, diet, and exercise habits of over 1,200 participants. “We believe our study makes it imperative to reassess the role of egg yolks, and dietary cholesterol in general, as a risk factor for coronary heart disease,” the study authors concluded.

As scientific research continues to show the harmful effects of egg consumption on human health, undercover investigations continue to expose the horrific abuses hens and other farmed animals endure. Fortunately, preventing cruelty, heart disease, and cancer is easy with a plant-based diet.

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Upcoming Events

Sep
8
Tue
7:00 pm VegMichigan’s Vegan 101 Cooking ... @ Ann Arbor Whole Foods
VegMichigan’s Vegan 101 Cooking ... @ Ann Arbor Whole Foods
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Please join VegMichigan for this fun and informative cooking class. Attendees will learn the nutritional aspects of a plant-based diet ... Read More >
Sep
12
Sat
6:00 pm HomeGrown Festival @ VegMichigan at HomeGrown Festival
HomeGrown Festival @ VegMichigan at HomeGrown Festival
Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
VegMichigan will be present at this event promoting the multiple benefits of a plant-based lifestyle.
Sep
16
Wed
8:00 am Wayne County Airport Authority 2...
Wayne County Airport Authority 2...
Sep 16 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
VegMichigan will be tabling at this event as well as doing a vegan cooking demonstration for attendees.  Susan’s cookbook, From ... Read More >
Oct
1
Thu
all-day VegMichigan’s October Metro Detr... @ at the Ferndale Public Library
VegMichigan’s October Metro Detr... @ at the Ferndale Public Library
Oct 1 all-day
Please check out our library display at the Ferndale Public Library, located at 222 E. Nine Mile Rd., Ferndale, Mi. ... Read More >
Oct
3
Sat
2:00 pm Dr. Thomas Campbell at Michigan ... @ Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor, Mi
Dr. Thomas Campbell at Michigan ... @ Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor, Mi
Oct 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Dr. Thomas Campbell, co-author of The China Study will be presenting “Nutrition in Medicine, Rethinking Healing.” Tickets can be purchased ... Read More >

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