New think Saturated fat is the main culprit in rising cholesterol levels, so eggs (which are moderate in saturated fat) are off the hook. Plus, the yolks contain a pigment that may help prevent vision loss in elderly people.
Bottom line Eggs are also an excellent source of protein, so an egg a day can be part of a healthy diet. But beware of the egg’s friends–butter, bacon, and sausage. They can send cholesterol levels soaring.
Old think The disease-fighting substances in green tea make it the top choice.
New think Green is good–but so are black and oolong. Antioxidants in these teas help the body maintain healthy cells and tissues. … Read the rest