Vegetarian Fed, Free Range, Cage Free, Certified Humane. Egg labels got you confused? Rightfully so – like many other products in the grocery store, egg cartons are now also obnoxiously decorated with label claims. And while some labels are well regulated, some labels mean diddly squat. Check out this video to learn more and determine which eggs are best for you.
For people who are already at risk for heart disease (overweight/obese, elevated cholesterol levels with high LDL, elevated homocysteine, etc), eggs may not be so good for you. They seem to further increase LDL cholesterol – aka the bad cholesterol – which can be oxidized causing plaque in the arteries.