One of easiest and most cheap way to take more proteins is consuming eggs. They increase daily protein amount and also boost health.
Egg contains seven grams muscle-builder and 85-calories each. Rich in amino acids, iron as well as antioxidants. Fat-fighting nutrient called choline is contained in yolk, therefore eat whole egg to help trim down.
Look at the labels when buying eggs. But, much better option is to buy organic eggs, with quality regulated by USDA, and free of antibiotics, hormones as well as vaccines. A board certified sports specialist dietician, Molly Morgan, RD, claims Different chicken types, different egg color, but with same nutritional value
Here are just 12 of many mighty effects that eggs give to our body.
1. RISK OF HEART DISEASE – REDUCED
Well known is LDL cholesterol being ‘bad’ cholesterol, because LDL transmits their fat into artery walls, driving out atherosclerosis. On the other hand HDL particles, remove fat molecules of the arteries walls. Also, not all LDL particles are same, as there are different subtypes, differently sized- bigger are really better.
It is scientifically proven-individuals with predominantly small dense LDL particles will have increased heart disease risk in comparison to those with predominantly large LDL particles. Very best of the egg is – ggs tend to increase the LDL. Research indicates that the LDL particles change from small dense to large, and it cuts down the risk of cardiovascular issues.
2. BOOSTs IMMUNE SYSTEM
Include egg or two in daily diet in order to avoid/get rid of infections, diseases and viruses, because only one egg contains about 22 % of your RDA selenium-nutrient which aids improving the immune system and also regulating thyroid hormones.
This food is specially recommended for children. Lack of selenium in children and adolescents lead Keshan disease and Kashin-Beck disease – it can affect the heart, joints and bones.
3. IMPROVING CHOLESTEROL PROFILE
These three things about cholesterol are familiar to all:
- High cholesterol is bad,
- There are good and bad cholesterol
- Eggs contain a lot of cholesterol.
The ratio of ‘good’ cholesterol – HDL and ‘bad’ cholesterol – LDL mostly concerns the doctors.
Here: large egg contains 212 milligrams of cholesterol. That does not mean eggs increase the ‘bad’ cholesterol because it is perpetually produced by the body itself. It is evidented that eggs can improve cholesterol profile.
Because eggs increase the HDL- good cholesterol and increases size of the LDL particles.
4. HAVING MORE GET-UP-AND-GO
One egg has almost 15 percent RDA of vitamin B2-riboflavin-one of the eight B group vitamins. They help converting food into fuel, used for production of energy. Eggs belong to group of 25 best foods to get toned body.
5. SKIN AND HAIR IMPROVE
Healthy liver, skin and hair, eyes, B-complex vitamins are also required. Eggs also contain plenty of vitamins B5 and B12 – needed for proper function of nervous system.
6. GIVES FULLER FEELING TO EAT LESS
Excellent source of quality protein they are as best source of protein compared to all other food, with perfect score – 100. Eggs have great effect on appetite. On Satiety Index eggs score very high.
7. FAT LOSING
Period of eight weeks given to people that ate a breakfast of eggs lost 65 percent more body fat, with 61 percent greater reduction in BMI (body mass index) with 34 % greater reduction in the waist in comparison to those of eating bagels, and both had same quantities of calories.
8. PROTECTING BRAIN
Essential nutrient choline – part of cell membranes which is necessary for synthesizing acetylcholine – neurotransmitter, makes the eggs best brain foods.
9. SAVES LIFE
Body produces 11 essential amino acids necessary to sustain life. Although twenty essential amino acids are needed, those remained nine amino acids could be found in eggs.
Insufficiency of nine amino acids can cause muscle wasting, changes to the skin and hair texture, low immune response, weakness and fatigue.
10. STRESS AND ANXIETY
Lack of nine amino acids also have mental effects. A study published in 2004, which describes how the levels of stress and anxiety are reduced by supplementing diet with lysine, which possibly modulates serotonin in nervous system.
11.PROTECT YOUR PEEPERS
Lutein and zeaxanthin, two antioxidants, protecting eyes and the eye health, are also contained in eggs and only exist in the yolk. These lowers the risk of macular degeneration and cataracts. Participants in study, who consumed 1.3 egg yolks a day over a 4 ½ week period increased blood levels of zeaxanthin by 114-142 % and lutein by 28-50 %.
12.IMPROVE BONES AND TEETHS
Vitamin D in eggs is very important for bones and teeth health also strength. This vitamin protects by aiding absorption of calcium – mineral essential to maintain health and proper function of the heart, colon and the metabolism.
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