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emla999/Lyme
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Eating eggs may lower your blood pressure.

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/02/090218224655.htm

www.telegraph.co.uk/foodanddrink/foodanddrinkadvice/4797501/Fried-eggs-could-help-keep-blood-pressure-down.html

Apparently, eggs may have ACE inhibiting qualities to lower blood pressure.

Researcher, Professor Bruce Griffin, of the University of Surrey, said: "The ingrained misconception linking egg consumption to high blood cholesterol and heart disease must be corrected."

How about that!

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Tincup
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The chickens in our neighborhood have very low blood pressure and for years I'd been wondering why.

So when I saw the title of your post.... I was very interested.

Now after reading your comments...

I am so glad you pointed out we could eat the eggs to get the benefits.

And not have to sit on them.

Whew!!!

I'll have to try that!

[lol]

Thanks for posting. I never did believe eggs were bad for you.

Good to finally know!

And they are a cheap source of protein for those like me on a tight budget.

[Big Grin]

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Ocean
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TC...hehehe!!

I'm never sure when to believe those studies. If you check, often they are paid for by a national egg association or whatever, and if you have the money, you can make a result be whatever you want.

But I still eat eggs =)

Take care,
Ocean

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Tincup
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Hey Ocean..

I want so much to call you O. C. Would that be ok?

I had a cat on the farm years ago.. and the cat's name was O. C.

EVERY TIME I see your name I want to say O. C.

And do know- I don't want to call you that for the same reason we called the cat O.C...

[Eek!]

OK?

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Ocean
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TC,

Sure, you can call me that! Sorry, Lyme brain is not functioning....why did you call the cat O.C.???

PM me if needed [Big Grin]

Take care,
O.C.

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Melodymaker
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From TC: "The chickens in our neighborhood have very low blood pressure and for years I'd been wondering why."

I can just see TC out there with the tiny blood pressure cuffs. Takes the volunteer EMT thing to a whole new level, doesn't it!!

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