Published on May 25, 2018
Egg is the 1st thing that come to our mind when we think about
Protein. Egg is economical & easily available protein source. They are a powerhouse of nutrients such as vitamins and minerals. We can have eggs in various forms like boiled, scrambled, fried or pairing with other food.
eggs are called as Super Food because it provides –
Antioxidants : Lutein & Zeaxanthin that help in providing nourishment to the eyes. It prevents certain diseases
such as macular degeneration & eye cataract; the leading cause of age-related blindness
Nutrient Powerhouse : Eggs contain heart healthy fats, protein, Vitamins, minerals & other trace nutrients. Eggs are rich in Phosphorus, iron & Vit. A.
Weight loss and maintenance :
The carbohydrate content in eggs not being excessive, it spares the blood sugar levels. The high protein content of eggs tends to promote satiety.
Eating eggs regularly as a part of a healthy diet is known to reduce weight and lead to fat loss.
Benefits for Hair & Skin :
Eggs contain Vit. B12 and Sulphur, both of them important for skin & hair related woes. Eggs are known to be the
best sources of keratin (a type of protein present in nails and hair).
Benefits for Muscles : The protein within eggs helps keep muscles working well while slowing the rate at which they are lost.
Brain function and normal vision :
Eggs are rich source of omega-3 fatty acids
These are predominantly in the form of (DHA) docosahexaenoic acid , which helps with the maintenance of brain function and normal vision
Healthy immune system : Vit. A, Vit B-12, & selenium are key to
healthy immune system
Choline plays an important part in breaking down the amino acid homocysteine, which is associated with the development of heart disease.
So include eggs in your regular diet
Wish you Happy & Healthy life