2. The Role of Eggs in American Diets: Health Implications and Benefits

  1. Ronald Ross Watson Ph.D.
  1. Jean M. Kerver,
  2. Yikyung Park and
  3. Won O. Song

Published Online: 14 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470376973.ch2

Eggs and Health Promotion

Eggs and Health Promotion

How to Cite

Kerver, J. M., Park, Y. and Song, W. O. (2002) The Role of Eggs in American Diets: Health Implications and Benefits, in Eggs and Health Promotion (ed R. R. Watson), Iowa State Press, Ames, Iowa, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470376973.ch2

Editor Information

  1. College of Public Health and School of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813827988

Online ISBN: 9780470376973

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Keywords:

  • role of eggs;
  • American diets;
  • health implications;
  • elevated serum cholesterol concentrations;
  • monounsaturated fatty acids

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Ways to Assess the Role of Eggs in the American Diet

  • Consumption of Eggs in the American Diet

  • Nutritive Value of Eggs

  • Effect of Limiting Egg Consumption on Nutrition

  • Relationship Between Eggs, Serum Cholesterol, and Coronary Heart Disease

  • Conclusion

  • References