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Associations of egg consumption with cardiovascular disease
  1. Yangbo Sun
  1. Correspondence to Dr Yangbo Sun, Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA; yangbo-sun{at}uiowa.edu

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Qin and colleagues1 analysed the China Kadoorie Biobank study to examine the associations between egg consumption and major cardiovascular disease (CVD) events and CVD mortality among Chinese adults. After adjusting for potential confounders, they found that compared with non-consumers, daily egg consumption was associated with lower risk of CVD (HR 0.89, 95% CI 0.87 to 0.92). The authors concluded that among Chinese adults, a moderate level of egg consumption (up to <1 egg/day) was significantly associated with lower risk of CVD. The inverse associations of …

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