Eggs are Super-foodEggs, according to new findings, may be classified into the category of super-foods given that they improve general health and effectively fight against excess weight. Also, scientists have proven that their limited intake does not increase the total level of cholesterol in the body.
Vitamins and ProteinsNutritionists say that eggs are one of the most nutritious foods, and one egg daily is recommended for achieving maximum effects. It was discovered that the eggs, although they are low in calories, are rich source of protein and full of important substances, particularly vitamin D, B12 and selenium. Eggs are the richest source of protein because of its combination of amino acids that are essential for the development of children and adolescents. High level of antioxidants found in eggs assists in preventing the development of eye disease. Young people, people who do not drink enough milk, as well as those who do not enjoy meat should often eat eggs. Egg is an important source of vitamin D, which is, according to new findings, extremely important in strengthening immunity and prevention of various diseases, primarily influenza and cancer. Only one egg contains 20 percent of daily needs for vitamin D.
CholesterolEggs also play an important role in weight loss. One medium egg has only 80 calories. Researches have shown that eating one or two eggs a day in most people does not increase the total level of cholesterol. Experts believe that genetics plays an important role in increased total cholesterol level in the blood. The real enemies that increase cholesterol are the saturated fats of animal origin, which have four times stronger ability to increase cholesterol level than eggs. Exaggeration with cholesterol rich food is not smart for various reasons. First of all, it can cause heart disease by stimulating the blood to form clots. Eggs are more helpful than harmful. The truth is that one egg contains about 300 mg of cholesterol, but it also contains lecithin, which suppress the effect of cholesterol and enhances its elimination from the body. If person has high cholesterol level, he/she should eat eggs once a week, but with vegetables, as it slows its absorption. Egg whites do not contain cholesterol so it is considered as an ideal source of protein because it contains all the amino acids in the right quantities. This food is excellent and very inexpensive source of essential substances necessary for normal function of human body.
Brain and BonesBecause of lecithin - a natural substance that is the best source of choline - essential component that feeds the brain and stimulates the process of remembering, eggs have a positive effect on human concentration. Although, the human body has the ability to create choline, aid from food is often required.
The body uses 90% of calcium from eggs, so their role in bone health shouldn’t be neglected.
Also, eggs contain important micronutrients such as zinc, iron and sulfur.
Beauty and Anti-anemiaIron in egg yolk is adequate to iron in meat. The level of iron absorption from egg yolk is great, so the eggs are recommended to all those who are prone to frequent anemia.
Eggs contain protein and sulfur which together regenerate damaged and dry hair and make skin look smooth, acting as preventive to acne creation.