The body alone produces 11 essential fatty acids , necessary for the proper functioning of the body . But the body needs more 9 essential fatty acids , and they can be found in eggs . The lack of these 9 essential fatty acids can cause loss of muscle mass , weakened immune system , chronic fatigue and poor appearance of the skin and hair.
Eggs help to improve performance
Eggs have a high satiety index, meaning they make you feel full for longer. One large egg supplies 6g of high-quality protein and a large variety of essential nutrients, with the exception of vitamin C. This is why teaming up a fruit or orange juice with an egg and whole-wheat/low GI bread provides the perfect breakfast to perform well in a challenging environment.
Eggs improve nutrient adequacy of the diet
The nutrient density of eggs makes them a valuable contributor to a nutritious diet. A study among egg vs. non-egg consumers revealed that the diets of the non-egg consumers were more likely to fall short of vitamins A, E, and B12. Eggs contributed 10-20% of folate and 20-30% of vitamins A, E, and B12 among egg consumers. This study demonstrates the important role one food.
Eggs do not increase blood cholesterol
In the 1990s, eggs received a lot of bad publicity due to their cholesterol content of 210mg per egg yolk. Numerous studies have clearly demonstrated the lack of a relationship between egg intake and coronary heart disease.
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