Are eggs really good for you? And should you never eat the yolk? Whether you've been warned by a doctor or a friend against eating the yolk, it seems that eggs carry a stigma of high cholesterol that could lead to heart disease.

We think it's time to crack open this case. Take a closer look at the pros and cons of eating whole eggs (yolk and all!) to find out what's behind egg's bad reputation and whether you're missing out on some key nutrients.

Check out the slideshow above to find out if the benefits of eating egg yolks outweigh the risks.

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