Eggs, Choline, Heart, Mood, & What to Eat for Breakfast?

My quest for a nourishing breakfast continues, as I ponder the relationships between egg consumption and dietary cholesterol on cardiovascular, mental, and emotional health. This renewed curiosity about the health effects of egg consumption was prompted by two events last …

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Eggs, Cholesterol, and Heart Health

Eggs are back in the news again, because of the recent publication of a study concluding that egg consumption is associated with a higher risk of heart disease and mortality. I have a number of concerns about this study, including …

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Eggs, Cholesterol, Choline, & Homocysteine—Food for Thought

Mood changes are affected by imbalances in the neurotransmitters serotonin (thought to primarily influence mood) and dopamine, noradrenaline, and adrenaline (thought to primarily influence motivation). Betaine (from choline) and SAMe (S-adenosylmethionine) help make these neurotransmitters. Choline, folate, B-12, and methionine …

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