How Healthy Are The Eggs?

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The eggs are in many ways good for your health.

Above all, eggs are rich in nutrients, high quality protein and nine essential amino acids that the human body can not produce, so you must enter them through food.

Proteins in the egg help in strengthening the muscles and stimulate the feeling of satiety, which is important for weight management.

The egg is one of the few foods that contain vitamin D. They are an excellent source of choline which may prevent various developmental problems in newborns. They contain vitamin A, vitamin B12, riboflavin and selenium, as well as lutein and zeaxanthin which are great for eye sight.

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Most of the calories, vitamins and minerals are found in the egg yolk.

But what about cholesterol? The truth is that eggs are high in cholesterol. But, they contain large amounts of saturated fats that are actually greater danger for growth of cholesterol in the blood.

Recent analyzes show that higher intake of eggs is not associated with an increased risk of heart attack or stroke. What can adversely affect your health is the way to preparing them and foods that you combine with them.

Poached egg contains only 71 calories and two grams of saturated fat. Fried eggs with bacon and sauce contain up to 800 calories and 26 grams of saturated fat.

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