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USDA finds eggs better than cracked up to be

Eggs, which hadn't been evaluated since 2002, turn out to have 14 percent less cholesterol and 64 percent more Vitamin D than before. Specifically, a large egg now has 185 mg of cholesterol and 41 IU of Vitamin D. That's down from 212 mg of cholesterol and up from 18 IU of Vitamin D.

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  | February 8, 2011; 9:43 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Nutrition and Fitness, Vitamins, usda  
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