Benefits of eggs
1.Better nails and hair:
Eggs are rich in biotin that helps maintain strong hair and nails. However, you should cook them well to activate the biotin absorption.
Eggs are one of the few foods that are rich in many nutrients together (13 essential nutrients) including: Vitamins A, B6, and E, thiamin, riboflavin, folate, iron, phosphorus, selenium, magnesium and many more.
3. Heart health:
Some studies found that regular consumption of eggs may be associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer due to their high levels of antioxidants. They may also help lower blood pressure. As for the Cholesterol, It is true that eggs are high in cholesterol, yet studies found that individuals that consume moderate amounts of eggs are not observed to have increases in blood cholesterol when compared to individuals who cut eggs from their diet entirely.
4. Brain Health:
Eggs are rich in Choline, which is an important nutrient that stimulates brain development and jogs the memory. It’s a precursor of acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter.
5. Keeps your vision sharp:
Eggs are high in carotenoids that lower the risk of age related macular degeneration and protect the eyes from the damaging UV rays. They also reduce the risk of cataract.
6. Feeds your muscles:
Eggs are excellent sources of protein. Each egg contains 6 grams of high quality protein, containing all the essential amino acids needed in the right ratio.
7. Feeds your bones:
Eggs are rich in vitamin D and Calcium, both of which are important for bone health. They are also rich in Phosphorus, a major constituent of bones.
8. Promotes weight loss:
Since they are rich in many nutrients, they will make you feel full for longer. According to studies conducted by the Journal of American College of Nutrition and the International Journal of Obesity, consuming eggs for breakfast makes you eat less during the day, and contributes to weight loss and lowered percentage of body fat.
Eggs have plenty of health benefits but you should always remember that you should consume them in moderation. According to Mayo clinic, most healthy people can eat up to 7 eggs a week with no increase in their risk of heart disease. And if you love eggs too much, you can consume the egg whites. They contain no cholesterol. All the cholesterol is in the egg yolk, so you can skip it.