Regardless of your opinion on eggs, let’s face it, you probably have a pack in your fridge.
me, eating eggs each morning is a good way to start the day. Not only
because they taste rather good, but also because I’ve that they come
with a number of benefits besides. Yet even I – egg advocate that I most
definitely am – didn’t fully appreciate how useful they can be.
After reading the information in this article, though, I’ve upped my egg intake to at least two every day.
What do eggs contain
as it happens. Eggs contain vitamins A, D and E, as well as B12,
riboflavin and folate. On top of that, you’ll find minerals such as
iodine, iron, calcium, zinc and selenium. I know, right, lots!
Eggs and cholesterol
You might have heard that eggs are bad for you because they contain cholesterol?
There’s certainly cholesterol in eggs, but it’s not the horribly bad
for you, get into the blood type cholesterol. You shouldn’t be worrying
about cholesterol in eggs, or so says dietary expert Jennie Nyenvik of
Swedish site Aftonbladet.
1. Lose weight with eggs
Studies show that a protein rich breakfast can actually help you with weight loss.
to research, a low-calorie diet, combined with a regular dose of eggs
for breakfast, can help you lose weight twice as fast.
in mind that eggs can help make you feel full for longer, meaning that
they’re useful towards lowering your calorie intake overall.
2. Eggs strengthen your immune system
that most people are just emerging from the winter months – you may
have been sneezing and coughing for the past few weeks – right about now
is the perfect time to say that eggs can bolster your immune system.
Studies have shown that just two eggs a day can help protect from infections, viruses and general illness.
An egg contains 22% of the recommended daily intake of selenium; an element well known for bolstering you immune system.
3. Better memory
you ever heard of the amino acid choline? It affects the nerve signals
that help us to remember the little things day to day – take, for
example, where you left your keys or wallet.
According to research, additional supplements of choline can improve memory and responsiveness.
4. A wonder for your eyes
helps your eyes to maintain clear and sharp vision. New research has
shown that chicken eggs are rich in lutein, and so beneficial for your
Luten is produced naturally by your eyes, and protects the retina from being damaged.
5. Counteracting depression
D can be difficult to obtain in winter, what with the sun doing its
best to hide. However, eggs can actually help you get it. Vitamin D is,
of course, enormously helpful towards the PH balance of our teeth and
the strength of our bones in general.
Vitamin D can also be of assistance in counteracting depression!
6. Strengthening the skeleton
When you eat eggs you get calcium, which is important for strengthening your skeleton and preventing osteoporosis.
7. Good for the blood
Eggs contain plenty of folate, which is a type of vitamin B necessary for the formation of new red blood cells.
lacking in folate can be at risk of anaemia. Folate is also important
when it comes to foetuses developing properly in the womb. Good to know
for those soon-to-be mothers out there.
previously stated, eggs contain amino acids that help to build and
regenerate cells. This can aid anti-ageing when it comes to your
As we get older, our need for vitamin D is doubled.
The recommendation for people over the age of 60 is 10 micrograms. One
egg can yield approximately 0.7 micrograms.
9. Reduced heart risk
from Canada have discovered a clear connection between egg-dense foods
and a reduced risk of cardiovascular diseases and certain cancers,
writes Feel Good.
The secret to this? Eggs have two important antioxidants in them: tryptophan and tyrosine.
with bad LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels are at greater risk of
heart problems. Apparently, eggs can actually boost LDL numbers and
therefore lower the risk of heart-related issues.
10. Building muscle
Many people looking to add muscle mass choose to consume plenty of eggs – they do it for a reason.
Eggs are packed full of protein, which is, of course, crucial for those looking to bulk up their frame.
11. Protects the skin, hair and nails
their abundance of other properties, eggs also contain plenty of B
vitamins and omega 3 fatty acids. These help you to keep healthy skin,
hair and nails.
I’m sure you already knew eggs were good for you, but perhaps now you’ll look at eggs in a new light.
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health benefits eating eggs bring. With Easter just around the corner,
what better time to start your new egg routine?