As more research suggests some degree of dietary cholesterol is harmless, if not healthy, the egg's reputation is slowly returning. Yet some experts worry the science is being misinterpreted and spun. Kelly Jo Smart/NPR hide caption

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Eat This, Not That: The U.S. government's latest Dietary Guidelines call on Americans to eat more vegetables and fruits, more seafood and whole grains, and to cool it on foods high in sugar, refined grains, sodium and saturated fats. Morgan McCloy/NPR hide caption

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New Dietary Guidelines Crack Down On Sugar. But Red Meat Gets A Pass

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The latest guidelines for cholesterol-lowering drugs emphasize their use to manage patients' risk for cardiovascular disease rather than simply hitting numerical cholesterol targets. Roy Scott/Ikon Images/Corbis hide caption

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This fungus among us — baker's yeast, aka Saccharomyces cerevisiae — is useful for more than just making bread. iStockphoto hide caption

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You And Yeast Have More In Common Than You Might Think

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A daily cup of joe (or two) may help protect against Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. And an egg a day will not raise the risk of heart disease in healthy people, according to a panel of nutrition experts. Premshee Pillai/Flickr hide caption

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Nutrition Panel: Egg With Coffee Is A-OK, But Skip The Side Of Bacon

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Researchers say they think there's something in the avocado — other than just the healthy fat — that may lower bad cholesterol. Tastyart Ltd Rob White/Getty Images hide caption

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Critics Warn Latest Cholesterol Guidelines Invite Overtreatment

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