- Nutrient adequacy
Eggs are an important part of a nutritious diet due to its high level of healthy nutrients. What’s more, according to a recent study, people who did not consume eggs were more likely to lack vitamin A, E, and B12. On the other hand, the people who included eggs in their daily nutrition had an increase of 10-20% folate and 20-30% of vitamin A, E, and B12.
- Blood cholesterol
Back in the 90s, the eggs got a lot of bad publicity because of their “high” cholesterol levels, i.e. 210 mg per yolk. Numerous studies have shown that there is no relationship between egg intake and coronary heart disease. Furthermore, it is important to know that foods which have a high level of fat like saturated and trans fatty acids have a greater influence of the cardiovascular health than the cholesterol present in egg yolks. Eggs are a healthy and a cheap source of high-quality protein.
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