The idea that we should not eat more than 2-3 eggs a week because they "raise cholesterol" has been broken down in recent years as more and more research shows that egg consumption, even daily, does not significantly affect cholesterol levels in the blood, since our overall diet is balanced and low in saturated fat.
It seems that cholesterol, as well as all the lipids in our body, are saturated fats and not cholesterol in foods (one egg has 4.5 grams of fat which only 1.5 grams are saturated). If you are healthy, then, you can eat up to six eggs a week! However, when there is even a tendency for hypercholesterolemia, eggs should be avoided altogether, while for children, pediatricians are 2-3 eggs a week. In overweight and obese children, because the daily consumption of egg is very likely to affect their lipidemic profile by raising the price of cholesterol in the blood. In middle-aged men, according to a study by researchers at Harvard Medical School, those who eat more than seven eggs a week are more likely to die prematurely.