Originally Posted by RDJ
No!! Eating cholesterol does not raise your cholesterol. You can eat as many eggs as you want. The yolk contains ALL the nutrients, and half the protein. Fat should not be avoided anyway, so throwing away the yolk is good for absolutely nothing. An egg only contains about 5 grams of fat anyway, that's a whopping 45 kcal. In other words nothing. Eggs are an excellent natural food item, throwing part of them away or avoiding them is silly.
thats good to know, I was thinking of using a bit of the bottled egg whites in my omelets from time to time to lessen the cholesterol a bit.