First off, dairy comes from cows. The eggs we eat typically come from chickens, but you can also get duck, Ostrich, and quail eggs at stores like Whole Foods. Since Mama Moo Moo never laid an egg, eggs are NOT dairy.
Now that that's out of the way, I should say that eggs are incredibly healthy for you. In fact, eggs are one of the most complete foods you can eat- yolk and all. It is full of nutrients, healthy fats, and protein. Plus, there's no solid scientific evidence that eating eggs raises your cholesterol, and in fact, eggs may actually increase your HDL levels (that's the good cholesterol!)
Now, if you want a large amount of volume in a meal, then going with egg whites (or even a combination of whole eggs and egg whites) is a good choice, but keep in mind that the yolk contains most of the nutrition of the egg. I would avoid egg substitute, however. A lot of it has coloring and flavoring added. The 100% liquid egg whites are fine if you are interested in volume, but don't want to waste the yolks, however. (It's still probably cheaper to buy whole eggs; besides, I've heard egg yolks are great for your hair).
Besides, if you really think about it, how can a man-made food-like product be an improvement over something that comes from nature?
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