Scientists Warn Eggs Are Causing Thousands of People to ‘Suddenly’ Form Blood Clots

Scientists are now warning the public that consuming eggs could cause blood clots, strokes and heart attacks.

According to a new study, a nutrient found in eggs increases the risk of blood clotting. reports: The study conducted by Cleveland Clinic, suggested that choline could make the blood more prone to clotting.

Choline is sometimes sold in over-the-counter dietary supplements.

It is deemed an essential nutrient that is widely recommended for optimal health.

According to Medical News Today, it supports various bodily functions, including cellular growth and metabolism.

The body makes some choline, but the majority comes from dietary sources.

Researchers found that consuming the nutrient in high concentrations could lead to cause clotting, however.

They suggested that bacteria in the intestines could interact with choline to produce a compound that encourages blood platelets to clump together, thereby forming a blood clot.

The team observed by interacting with gut bacteria, choline produced a substance called TMAO.

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