I just love eggs. They are tasty and can be made into so many dishes. I know a lot of people hold the same view. But aside from being tasty, eggs have amazing health benefits. It’s rich in nutrients, high in protein and minerals. It should be called a superfood. A huge portion of the population of the world sustains their protein needs with eggs.
Eggs are highly nutritious. They contain a lot of vitamins and other nutritions. They are a major contributor to our daily nutrition source. They are rich in
They are a major source of our daily vitamin D
They are a major source of healthy protein and fats. One big egg has 84 calories, 6 grams of protein, and 5 grams of healthy fats. They have all kinds of fatty acids, especially omega-3 fatty acids.
It was always known eggs are high in cholesterol. For this reason, doctors forbid people to eat eggs and only eat egg white if necessary. That was a sad time. Now we know, eggs do have high cholesterol but they don’t increase blood cholesterol. The cholesterol present in our food source is not directly added to our blood cholesterol. We gain much more cholesterol from processed fat.
A fun fact to know is that our liver produces necessary cholesterol for our body and when we take food with cholesterol it just produces less to even it.
Eggs are good for the heart. Having eggs increases high-density lipoprotein also known as good cholesterol. Good cholesterol is beneficial for the body especially the heart. It keeps heart disease away.
It contains vitamin A, vitamin K, and selenium. These nutrients act as antioxidants to keep our eyes healthy. We all know how important vitamin A is for the eye. Eggs are credited for preventing night blindness in most underdeveloped countries.
Eggs contain lutein and zeaxanthin which prevents many eye diseases and keep your eye healthy even when you get old.
Eggs are a rare source of choline which is rare in most foods. Choline is needed for our brain and creating cell membranes. so, to have healthy brain development it’s necessary to have an egg every day.
If you want to lose weight egg is a great food to add to your diet chart. They are high in protein while low in calories. They keep the feeling of fullness for a long time. It prevents you from overeating and as such controls your calory intake. If you have eggs at breakfast, you will eat less at dinner.
Eggs are simply the best food you can ask for. They are so creamy and delicious. Their so many recipes that you can try with egg.
There is little chance of boredom with so many recipes. It’s one healthy food you should add to your daily diet. No balanced diet is complete until you add eggs to them.