Over the years, we’ve been told eggs are bad for us, eggs are good for us, eggs have too much cholesterol, eggs are a great source of protein. With all of those conflicting messages, we asked the experts to set the record straight.
According to Consumer Reports on Health, one large egg contains 186 milligrams of cholesterol in the yolk. The egg white has zero cholesterol. As long as you ate the whites and tossed the yolk, you would be free from plaque buildup and the risk of heart disease, experts said.