Health Benefits Of Eggs
An egg contains all required nutrients to turn a single cell into a chicken. Just 2 eggs a day can work wonders on your body. Eggs have a high satiety index, so they are incredibly filling. Studies show that people who eat eggs for breakfast tend to eat fewer calories during the day (that is, it changes 2500 Kcal to 1900Kcal ).
Eggs contain selenium that boosts your immune system and helps prevent mental decline. 2 eggs provide 44% of your selenium recommended daily allowance (RDA). Eggs are high in animal protein that is used to make all sorts of tissues in your body. It helps you increase muscle mass, lower blood pressure and optimize bone health.
Eggs contain omega-3 fatty acids that reduce blood triglycerides levels. It is the type of fat that raises the risk of coronary artery disease. Dietary cholesterol from eggs increases “good” cholesterol levels that lower the risk of heart disease and stroke by 10%.
Eggs are high in choline which helps synthesize phospholipids to build cell membranes. It also helps produce the neurotransmitter responsible for memory mood and muscle control. 2 eggs contain 50% of your choline recommend daily intake.
Eggs contain Vitamin B12 that supports healthy skin,hair and nails. It also helps form red blood cells and prevents anemia. 2 eggs provide 18% of your Vitamin B12 daily intake.
Eggs contain phosphorus that is responsible for healthy teeth and bone maintenance. 2 eggs provide 18 % of your phosphorus daily intake.
How to prepare healthy eggs?
Choose the most nutritious eggs: Pasture-raised and organic eggs are the best choice. Cook boiled or poached eggs in order not to add extra fat calories to your meal. If you prefer to fry them, use extra virgin olive oil. It is highly resistant to form harmful free radicals during high heat cooking.
Do not cook eggs too long or at a too high temperature as they can lose the majority of their nutrients.