Topic: bad cholesterol

Egg Whites vs. Eggs Yolks? Nutritionist Lauren Slayton Cracks the Health Pros and Cons

Egg Whites vs. Eggs Yolks? Nutritionist Lauren Slayton Cracks the Health Pros and Cons

Lately we’ve been debating the pros and cons of egg whites and egg yolks around the Blisstree offices, so we thought we’d ask our resident nutritionist, Lauren Slayton of Foodtrainers, to crack the code for us. We thought we knew all about the egg’s health benefits, but it turns out we’ve just been running around like a chicken with its head cut off.

Blisstree: Health-wise, which are better for you: Egg whites or egg yolks? (We know yolks have more calories and fat than whites.)

Lauren Slayton: I can’t say which are technically “better,” but I see no reason to shun the yolk. If you do, it’s probably a vestige of fat phobia. More »