Just like the saying: Three eggs a day keeps the doctor away!
More than 90% of the egg’s calcium and iron are found in the egg yolk.
And the egg white contains almost half of the egg’s protein. Eggs are one of the most nutrient-dense foods available
One egg provides 13 essential nutrients, all in the yolk (contrary to popular belief, the yolk is far higher in nutrients than the white).Eggs help to improve performance
First, you should know that eggs have a high satiety index, which means that eggs will make you feel fuller. One medium sized egg contains 6g of high-quality protein and other essential nutrients, with the exception of vitamin C. This is why you should combine a fruit or orange juice with an egg and whole-wheat/low GI bread for breakfast, because we all know – breakfast is the most important meal of the day.Excellent source of B vitamins
Eggs are an excellent source of B vitamins, which are needed for vital functions in the body, and also provide good quantities of vitamin A, essential for normal growth and development.Eggs do not increase blood cholesterol
We all know that back in the 1990s, the eggs received a lot of bad publicity due to their “high” cholesterol content (210mg per egg yolk). Many different studies have clearly demonstrated the lack of a relationship between egg intake and coronary heart disease. But, it’s extremely important for you to know that foods high in fat, especially saturated and trans fatty acids have a far greater impact on heart health – than the cholesterol found in egg yolks. You should know one thing – eggs are excellent, inexpensive and super-healthy source of high-quality protein.Protects against Heart diseases
The vitamin E in eggs protects against heart disease and some cancers; eggs also contain vitamin D, which promotes mineral absorption and good bone health.Eggs can help to promote weight loss
Did you know that eggs with toast have a 50% higher satiety index than regular breakfast cereals? Many different studies have found that if you start your day with eggs, it will increase the satiety in overweight people and may help with weight loss.Rich in Iodine
Eggs are rich in iodine, for making thyroid hormones, and phosphorus, essential for healthy bones and teeth.Eggs help to promote brain health
Have you ever heard of choline? Well, choline is a nutrient that promotes and improves the brain development in the fetus and newborn. This nutrient also improves the brain and memory function even at old age. This is why you should eat eggs more often, because eggs are an excellent source of choline, and just one egg will provide 28% of a pregnant woman’s choline requirement. You should also know that choline is extremely important during pregnancy and lactation when the reserves can be depleted. At the same time, it is the critical period for fetal brain development and lifelong memory enhancement. So, make sure you consume eggs more often, especially if you are pregnant.