What is it about?
In this paper more than one hundred eggs from Campania region (Italy) were analyzed by using a new GC-FID procedure. We found that the average content was 175 mg/egg, a result very different from previous result of 275 mg/egg reported in literature.
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Why is it important?
It is important because on the basis of the new results for cholesterol content of eggs it is possible to eat two eggs a day without increasing CVD risk.
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This page is a summary of: Determination of cholesterol in Italian chicken eggs, Food Chemistry, May 2012, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2011.11.002.
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