The egg: a healthy food

Benefits of eggs for health

There are many opinions about the nutrients in eggs for health and also reviews of all kinds. It is true that if people have very high cholesterol should probably reduce their consumption of eggs, but for healthy men and women, an egg every other day can benefit your heart more harm.

Eggs, for years have received all kinds of criticism for being unhealthy for the heart, but every time the general opinion is that they can prevent heart disease. Here's why:

Properties of eggs

Eggs contain choline and betaine, two nutrients related to vitamin B to reduce elevated homocysteine ​​levels. Too much homocysteine ​​can cause inflammation and increase the chances of a stroke, Alzheimer's, dementia and peripheral vascular disease.

Eggs contain healthy proteins. One large egg contains about six grams of protein.

Eggs contain riboflavin, a nutrient that provides energy to cells.

Among the many vitamins and minerals which include eggs is vitamin D, a vitamin that many people are poor (especially obese people with diabetes).

Some eggs have a high level of omega-3 fatty acids, which we know is gaining popularity as one of the best nutrients for the heart.

Eggs are one of the cheapest ways to get animal protein.

The eggs, since they only have about 75 calories, can be part of a healthy diet with low intake of fats and low in calories.

If you have high cholesterol, or are trying to cut fat from your diet, then you can get most of the proteins and nutrients by eating only the egg white, and all the fat is in egg yolk.

So if anyone doubts the consumption of eggs, bear in mind that the latest research taking an egg every other day is healthy.

Way to consume eggs

The healthiest way to eat eggs is boiled, poached or omelette. It better not take them fried or cooked.

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