Prostate cancer linked to eggs, say researchers

SCIENTISTS believe they have found a clear link between eggs and prostate cancer. Researchers say men who consume three eggs a week could be 81% more likely to develop the condition. On average British people have three-and-a-half eggs each week.  Experts think the damage may be done by the high amounts of cholesterol or a nutrient called choline which are found in the food.

The report by the researchers said: “Men who consumed two-and-a-half eggs or more a week had an 81% increased risk of lethal prostate cancer compared to men who consumed less than half an egg a week. Although additional studies are needed, caution in egg intake may be warranted for adult men.” Read more…


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