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Eggs and Diabetes

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Published on Dec 9, 2013

Even just a single egg a week may increase the risk of diabetes, the leading cause of lower-limb amputations, kidney failure, and new cases of blindness.

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More Freedom of Information Act insights into the egg industry can be found in:

• Eggs and Cholesterol: Patently False and Misleading Claims (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/eggs-...)
• Eggs and Choline: Something Fishy (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/eggs-...)
• Eggs vs. Cigarettes in Atherosclerosis (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/eggs-...)
• More Than an Apple a Day: Combating Common Diseases (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/more-...)

Flax seeds may help control blood sugars (Flaxseeds for Diabetes, http://nutritionfacts.org/2013/10/08/...) as well as Indian gooseberries (Amla Versus Diabetes, http://nutritionfacts.org/video/amla-...), but our best bet may be a diet composed entirely of plants (How to Prevent Diabetes, http://nutritionfacts.org/video/how-t... and How to Treat Diabetes, http://nutritionfacts.org/video/how-t...).

I'll be covering gestational diabetes (high sugars during pregnancy) in an upcoming video—stay tuned!

Have a question for Dr. Greger about this video? Leave it in the comment section at http://nutritionfacts.org/video/eggs-... and he'll try to answer it!

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