EGGS — 7 surprising reasons why you need to eat more eggs
“You can’t make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.” — English Proverb
I am a fan of boiled eggs and I eat two eggs daily. I did not that following are the key benefits of eating eggs which I have collected from multiple internet sources. (Note: This article should not be treated as medical advice. Enjoy the benefits.)
Choline is an essential nutrient required for your brain, body & nervous system. It helps you regulate memory, mood & muscle control while supporting cell structure, cell messaging & DNA synthesis. Eggs are one of the richest sources of choline on the market.
Lutein is a carotenoid, which is a compound that gives plants color. It helps prevent age related vision loss, improves memory, learning & overall brain function. Because its an antioxidant it also helps protects your skin from UV damage. Eggs are high in lutein.
3. Eggs improve good cholesterol
Eggs help increase high-density lipoprotein (HDL), which is commonly known as the “good cholesterol”. Contrary to popular belief studies are showing that high levels of HDL cholesterol can decrease your risk for heart disease and stroke.
4. Vitamin D
Eggs are one of the few foods that contain vitamin D. Vitamin D is known as the sunshine vitamin & is essential for your bone & teeth health, muscle function & your immune system. A serving of 2 eggs provides 82% of your daily recommended intake.
Omega-3s are essential fats that play a role in how your cell membranes work. Benefits can include fighting depression & anxiety, improved eye health, lower risk of heart disease & fighting inflammation. 2 eggs can you up to 127% of your total intake for the day.
Eggs are a good source of protein because they contain all 9 essential amino acids to support effective muscle growth & recovery. This makes the protein in eggs high-quality & bioavailability of protein in eggs second to none.
7. Eggs are nutrient dense AF
Vitamin A, vitamin b6, folate, riboflavin, biotin, zinc, calcium, selenium, copper, iron, iodine, phosphorous, EPA, DHA, magnesium, manganese, potassium. And many other nutrients can be found in eggs. They are nature’s version of a multivitamin.
Eggs are one of most inexpensive nutrient dense foods you can consume to improve your brain, body & overall health. They contain unique antioxidants & powerful brain nutrients that many people are deficient in. Don’t be scared of eggs. Eat more of them.
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