Nature’s clever little package contains all sorts of important nutrients.
|VICUS.COM (4 Aug. 2000) — Eggs are an inexpensive source of important nutrients in a low-calorie package, an important consideration in a society where obesity is “epidemic,” says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Two eggs contain about the same number of calories as a can of Coke and about 70% of the cholesterol recommended by the U.S. government’s nutrition guidelines.
John Russo Jr. is senior vice president of medical communications at Vicus.com. He is a pharmacist and medical writer with more than 20 years of experience in medical education.
This article was updated 4 Aug. 2000.