High Cholesterol is one of the nutritious foods and good for the body. Eggs contain protein. fat, carbohydrates. And minerals such as calcium. Phosphorus. Iron. Zinc. And various vitamins such as vitamin A, vitamin B1. Vitamin B2. And niacin.
Nutrition expert Ulva Rezatiara said those with high cholesterol can eat eggs as long as the amount remains within the limit. However, there are conditions that need to be considered.
“Patients with cholesterol are still safe to eat eggs with a record that they consume in moderation or not excessively and still maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle,” said the expert from Gadjah Mada University.
However, Ulva still advises owners of high cholesterol to consult a doctor before consuming eggs to find out the right portion for him. He explained that eggs will indeed cause cholesterol levels to rise if eaten in excess. The yolk part contains more cholesterol than the white part.
For healthy adults in general, the maximum egg consumption limit is 1-2 eggs per day, according to the recommendations of the American Heart Association. However, the maximum consumption limit will be different, depending on the condition of each person. According to Ulva, people with indications of certain diseases such as heart disease, cholesterol, and diabetes have a maximum egg consumption limit that is different from healthy people according to their needs and health conditions.
The Indonesian Pediatrician Association (IDAI) also invites Indonesians to eat eggs as part of the movement to eat eggs and fish every day. This movement was created to pursue the government’s target of reducing the stunting rate to 14 percent by 2024.