Many Americans were raised on the theory that eggs were loaded with artery-clogging cholesterol and that eating them was a surefire way to promote coronary heart disease. But when Wake Forest University researchers reviewed some of the top scientific studies, they found no link between eating eggs and heart disease. In fact, many leading health experts call eggs the perfect food. The white part and the yolk work together to bring you an ample serving of important vitamins, healthy fats, trace minerals, and other nutrients—all in one convenient, low-calorie package. Click through the slideshow to see seven more reasons to put eggs back on your menu.