In the past, egg have been considered unhealthy because they contain cholesterol.
A large egg contains 212 mg of cholesterol, a lot more than most other foods.
People believed that if you ate cholesterol, that it would raise cholesterol in the blood and contribute to heart disease.
Eggs do not cause heart disease
Many studies have shown that egg and cholesterol in foods do not adversely affect blood cholesterol levels.
In fact, eggs raise HDL (good) cholesterol. Simultaneously change LDL cholesterol from small (bad) LDL to large (good) LDL
A new analysis released in 2013 examines 17 studies on egg consumption and health. They found that eggs were not the cause of heart disease or stroke in healthy people.
Eggs are rich in unique antioxidants
Eggs are especially rich in lutein and zeaxanthin.
These antioxidants are concentrated in the retina of the eye and protect against ocular degeneration and cataracts.
In one study, an average of 1.3 egg yolks per day for 4.5 weeks increased blood lutein levels by 28-50% and zeaxanthin by 114-142%
Eggs are one of the most nutritious foods on the planet
Just think about it, an egg that contains all the nutrients needed to grow an entire chick.
Eggs contain high quality protein, vitamins, minerals, good fats and trace nutrients vary.
A large egg contains only 77 calories, with 5 grams of fat and 6 grams of protein with all nine essential amino acids.
Rich in iron, phosphorus, selenium and vitamins A, B12, B2 and B5
One egg contains 113 mg of choline, a very important nutrient for the brain. One study found that 90% of Americans may not have enough choline in their diet
Be sure to eat yolk, because they contain a lot of nutrients!
Eggs have high scores with depression, meaning that eggs have the special ability to make you feel full and eat less overall calories.
Eggs contain only a little carbohydrate, meaning they will not increase blood sugar
In a study of 30 overweight or obese women who ate breads or egg at breakfast, the group ate eggs for lunch less for the rest of the day and for the next 36 hours. (Study abstract)
In another study, overweight men and women were restricted to calories and given breakfast with two eggs (340 kcal) or bread breakfast. After 8 weeks, the eating egg group had better decreases compared to the bread group. Reduction 61% more BMI, 65% more weight, 34% more of waist circumference, 16% more of body fat.