Eggs are one of the favourite and common foods among all the communities and cultures. The popularity is also because of the easy way of cooking, easy availability and lot of health benefits eggs provide.
Eggs are a complete protein food. Not even milk completes the protein requirement of a child completely.
- The egg white provides protein and is known for being cholesterol free.
- While yolk has more of the nutrients such as vitamin A, D, E & K and they add up good cholesterol (HDL) in the body.
- The white egg has 4 gm protein and if you are throwing away the yolk, you are throwing 3 gms of protein. If someone is consuming 3 egg whites, he/she must have at least one egg yolk.
Some of highlighting benefits of consuming Eggs are:
- Eggs contain biotin which is really important for keeping the hair healthier. Instead of consuming biotin capsules, one should start consuming eggs.
- Eggs contain omega 3 fatty acids which are helpful in preventing chronic diseases like cancer, heart diseases and arthritis.
- Eggs are a rich source of Vitamin A which helps in maintaining immune system.
- Eggs help in keeping the eyesight perfect.
- Egg white reduces the risk of type II diabetes.
- Egg yolk lowers the risk of Migraines and reduces the blood pressure.
SUPER MYTHS ABOUT EGGS IN YOUR DIET:
Raw egg taken in milk can be healthy!
The truth is one should never consume raw egg with milk as the protein of both the components will be lost if taken together. Moreover, the raw egg contains typhoid causing bacteria which are destroyed when cooked/boiled.
Brown eggs are healthier than white eggs!
The truth is colour has no role in the health or nutritional value of the eggs. If the hen is brown, eggs she laid will be brown and the white hen will lay white eggs by the law of nature.
An Egg contains all 9 essential amino acids which makes it a complete protein diet. You can say “Sunday ho ya Monday, roz khao Ande.”