In an Eggshell!
Ever heard of magical orbs filled with oozing goodness, loaded with nutrients? Well, try to think again? Let me give you a hint. You’ve eaten them as well. Yes! These rich, wholesome breakfast proteins are nothing but eggs!
Eggs have been eaten by humans for thousands of years. But no one specifically knows what their benefits are. Let’s talk about this ‘egg-cellent’ choice of consumption.
Eggs are loaded with nutritious components, making it literally a whole meal. They are one of the most commonly consumed animal products in the world. Eggs have tremendous benefits, some of which are listed below:
- Healthier Muscles:
Eggs are loaded with proteins. These proteins help in making the muscles of our body, healthier and stronger, thereby increasing our endurance levels. They also slow down the rate of muscle loss.
- Energy Boosters:
Eggs contain all the essential nutrients and vitamins, that are required by our body cells, to work effectively and efficiently.
Eggs contain some important nutrients like Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, and selenium, which aim to keep our immune system healthy and active.
- Brain Health:
Eggs contain choline, responsible for mood elevation and memory. Other than that, eggs also contain Folate and Vitamin B6, that are responsible for brain health in particular, and the nervous system as a whole.
Egg yolks have high amounts of lutein, a carotenoid responsible for fighting macular degeneration, preventing blindness. Eggs are also a source of Vitamin D, which protects eyes and prevents blindness.
- Lower Risk of Heart Diseases:
Choline in eggs play an important part in protecting our body from heart related ailments. It breaks down an amino acid, Homocysteine, the major contributor of promoting heart diseases.
- Skin Benefits:
Egg whites contain albumin, a protein that helps tighten skin pores and remove excess oil. Egg yolks are also rich in fatty acids,that provide moisture to the skin. This will result in a smooth and oil free supple skin.
- Weight Loss:
Research suggests that consuming eggs can support weight loss. Eggs are low in calories and rich in nutrients; and aid to boost metabolism, thereby helping in weight loss.
After all these ‘Egg-Ceptional’ benefits, who wouldn’t want to consume eggs? Moreover, they are extremely pocket-friendly and go with almost any food! Not to mention they’re extremely tasty as well! So do try to include this superfood in your daily routine. You’ll definitely regret ‘Egg-noring’ it!