EGGstraordinary Food

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Eggs are rich in vitamins and nutrient that are needed for our health. Here are the reasons why egg is Extraordinary.

*Contains vitamins and minerals (vitamin B,C,D,E,K and more)

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Reduces high-blood pressure – The pep tides present in eggs were shown to help reduce high blood pressure.
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Great source of protein– Studies shown one egg contains 6 grams of protein

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Omega 3’s – Egg contains omega-3 fatty acids, an important nutrient and it is good for everyone’s heart.

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Nine Essential Amino acids – Egg is an extraordinary food because it contains all 9 of the essential Amino acids that is very important to our health.

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Can lower your cholesterol – While eggs do have cholesterol, studies have shown that those who eat eggs regularly had reduce LDL and an increase in Good cholesterol or the HDL.

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Empower the brain and nerve health – Studies have shown that one egg contains 20% of the daily recommended intake of Choline. Adequate level of Choline are essential  for brain and nerve health development.

Choline – is essential for phospholipids use in all cell membranes.

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Has Luthein and Zeaxanthin– These are important component for our eye health and defense against the damaging effects of free radicals.

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Has Trytophan and Tyrosine– These are Amino acids which has great antioxidant properties.

Trytophan, which is is soon converted to serotonin, is used as a mood enhancer and converted into melatonin in the pineal gland , which benefits sleep

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Reduce the risk of having macular degeneration

Macular Degeneration – a gradual loss of the central part of the field of vision usually affecting both eyes that occurs specially to elderly and that in a slowly progressing form is marked.

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Good source of vitamin B12

Vitamin B12– it is essential to normal blood formation neural function and growth.

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Contains Calcium. One egg contains 5% Calcium. Though the percentage  is not that big, an increased intake can reduce the risk of colon polyups and breast cancer.

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Help reduce the inflammation that leads to heart disease. Eggs Do NOT Cause Heart Disease -opposite of what most people know.

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Reduce the risk of  Birth Defects– Eggs contains Folate, which studies have shown to help prevent birth defects when consumed prenatally. One egg contains 44μg (11%) of folate.

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Source of Vitamin A- One egg contains 19% vitamin A which plays an important role in improving the immune system.

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Promote Healthy Hair and Nails – Eggs contains  sulfur and additional vitamins and minerals that helps promote hair and nail growth.

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Reduce Oxidative Stress – Egg has an Essential macro nutrient  that helps reduce oxidative stress called  Selenium.

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Reduce Risk of Tumors – Eggs are an excellent source of selenium which has been associated with preventing cancer and in particular reducing tumors affecting the prostate.

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Helps protect eye sight – Eggs have antioxidants that is knowned to protect our eyes from damage related to UV exposure.

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Reduces Risk of Cataracts – The antioxidants have also been linked to reducing the risk of developing cataracts in old age.

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Improves Our Immune – Eggs have  iron that helps support a healthy immune system and normal red blood cell production.

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Helps Lose Weight– In a study from Louisiana State University, people who  ate eggs for breakfast instead of bagels, lose more weight and said to  be more energetic.

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Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer – Choline present in Eggs helps women to reduce the risk of being a breast cancer victim. A recent study found that women who consumed high amounts of choline, an abundant nutrient in eggs, were 24% less likely to get breast cancer.

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Source of Vitamin D – The majority of the population is lacked in vitamin D which is needed for boosting the immune system and prevent the risk of  cancer. One egg contains 41 IU of the 600 IU recommend daily amount of vitamin D.

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Reduces Inflammation – The choline in eggs aids in reducing inflammation(a local response to cellular injury that is marked by capillary dilatation,heat and pain  in the body. Chronic inflammation has been linked to increasing the risk of osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s, cognitive decline, and type 2 diabetes.

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Good for Fetal Development – The choline present in eggs is good for pregnant women as it is for proper fetal brain development and preventing neural tube defects.

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Reduce Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke–  The nutrients in eggs help prevent blood clots which reduces the risk of a heart attack or stroke.

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Boost Memory Function– Eating Eggs improves memory function and cognition.

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Inexpensive and very Nutritious – Eggs are Cheap. You can buy it in the market at its lowest price.

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Egg Variety – There are many ways to cook or prepare eggs to spice up your food. You can hard boiled it, omelet, scrambled, sunny side up, etc.

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