EGGS WERE DEMONIZED IN THE PAST DUE TO THEIR HIGH CHOLESTEROL
LEVELS. MANY DOCTORS SUGGESTED THAT EATING EGGS IS BAD DUE TO
CHOLESTEROL AND MAY HARM YOUR HEALTH. THIS WAS A COMMON MISCONCEPTION
WHICH HAS BEEN BLOWN OUT OF PROPORTION. EGGS ARE ONE OF THE FEW IDEAL
FOODS FOR OUR HEALTH. THEY CONTAIN PROTEIN, VITAMINS, MINERALS, AND
ANTIOXIDANTS AND CAN BE USED IN DIFFERENT WAYS.
Nowadays, doctors suggest eating 2-3 eggs every day in order to boost their health.
1. REDUCE THE RISK OF CANCER
According to one study published in the “Breast Cancer Research”
journal, eating eggs every day can reduce the risk of breast cancer by
18%. Furthermore, they contain a lot of amino acids, vitamins, and
minerals that will stabilize your estrogen levels which can sometimes be
the main cause for breast cancer.
2. REDUCE THE RISK OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES
They contain up to 40 gr. of HDL (good) cholesterol which can prevent
numerous cardiovascular diseases. Experts in the past thought that they
raise the cholesterol levels in our blood, but this isn’t true – our
body regulates its own cholesterol levels, and most of the cholesterol
is produced by the body itself.
This was proven by a research conducted at the Biomedical Research
Center of Louisiana. The study involved 152 overweight people who were
divided into 3 groups. The first group ate nothing for breakfast, the
second had 2 eggs while the third ate a piece of bread. The results were
shocking – the egg group lost 75% more weight and 35% more belly fat
and there were no changes in their cholesterol levels as well.
The high content of omega-3 fatty acids in eggs can also reduce the
levels of triglycerides, preventing numerous cardiovascular problems in
- IMPROVE YOUR EYESIGHT
Eggs are perfect for our eyesight due
to the high amount of vitamin A, lutein and zeaxanthin. Vitamin A is
essential for our vision and for seeing in the dark as well. On the
other hand, lutein and zeaxanthin are two powerful antioxidants that can
prevent free radical damage and boost your eyesight, while preventing
numerous vision problems.
- PROTECT THE BRAIN
choline, an important nutrient which is vital for our brain. Choline is a
neurotransmitter that sends stimuli to the brain and nervous system and
lack of it can have negative effects on the memory and brain function
- SLOW DOWN THE AGING PROCESS
According to one
study from Germany, eating eggs regularly can stop the aging process and
prevent skin cancer as well. Eggs contain organic pigments such as
carotenoids which can slow down aging. However, in order to fully
benefit from them, you need to eat the eggs boiled since they contain
more carotenoids this way due to the chemical changes generated when the
eggs are cooked.
- REDUCE THE RISK OF BIRTH DEFECTS
contain 0.7 mcg. of vitamin B9 (folic acid) which is recommended to
pregnant women. As it reduces the risk of birth defects and preventing
damage to the embryo’s nervous system. Eggs are one of the richest
sources of vitamin B9 which is why you need to consume a few of them
- SUPPORT THE LIVER, SKIN, AND HAIR
contains protein and sulfur which can revitalize your dull and weak hair
and improve the quality of your skin. They also contain lecithin, a
substance that assists the liver in the detoxification process and