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eggs and triglicerides

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by old geezer, Feb 26, 2011.

  1. old geezer

    old geezer Songster

    Sep 2, 2010
    cambridge , ny
    [​IMG].had my girls since may---[​IMG]...since then i have shot my cholestrol up 14 points and my triglicerides 82 point [​IMG],,,doc wasn't happy with results..[​IMG]...but you know what , at my age ,so what---anyone for some poached eggs over wheat toast ?[​IMG]

  2. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

    Aug 20, 2010
    My friends dad was 82. His doctor told him to quit eating all that bacon and all those eggs or it would kill him. "I'm 82 now, doc, when's it going to start working?" he asked. LOL then another time the doc gave him some pills and said to take one 3 times a day. He asked, "How do I do that, tie a string on it?" hahaha I loved that man.
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Are your birds free range? Free range or pastured chicken eggs have less cholesterol and higher vitamin content than your average egg, but in the end, it's your genetics that determine your cholesterol readings. Mine is higher because it's linked to my thyroid malfunction, but my DH, who eats a minimum of 4 eggs each day, has perfect cholesterol (he was raised on high fat, high starch Southern diet, too).
  4. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    I am so lucky to have genetically low cholesterol counts. Good thing, because I happen to realllllly like eggs. I also like red meat but I don't eat it as often as I make egg meals.
  5. flowerchild59

    flowerchild59 Songster

    Apr 25, 2010
    Southern IL
    I brought down my TG over 300 points with natural liver/gallbladder flushes. Yes, they were 660 and now are about 250 to 300. I have a type 4 hyperlipidemia that is a genetic thing.
    About 4 times a year, usually with the season changes, I flush my liver with the olive oil/grapefruit juice mixture. No, it's not real pleasant, but it works for me. Do lots of reading if you chose to do this. It's not for everyone, but lipitor and the such didn't work any better for me than what I am doing now. I try to cut out grains out of my diet, glutens are not good for me. It raises my TG/cholesterol.
  6. GarlicEater

    GarlicEater Songster

    Feb 23, 2011
    Gilroy, CA
    I used to have 2 eggs for breakfast every darn morning all through high school, generally that was it, the 2 eggs fried in bacon fat (yum!) or butter/margerine. I'm surprised I still like eggs.

    My last test I was OK, I've not shied away from eggs, steaks, bacon, whole milk etc. Of course I like veggies like collards, leeks, etc stuff we grow. What I DON'T eat a lot of is white bread, I hardly ever drink soda.

    There's no shortage of physical work here though, in fact I used to go to the gym then I decided to just work here more, I get stuff done and I don't get so danged musclebound.
  7. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas

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