Eggs -10 Health Benefits and Nutritional Values


According to recent studies, the eggs do not contribute to an increase in cholesterol but improve overall health. Read what this super food can make for our body if you eat 1 egg every day.

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Eggs suppress hunger
Due to the large amounts of protein, eggs perfectly regulate hunger and thus reduce excessive food intake.

Help weight loss
As quickly saturate, eggs are used in many diets as one of the main ingredients for breakfast. A medium egg has only 80 calories, but studies have shown that eating an egg a day for most people does not increase the total level of cholesterol in the blood.

Excellent for skin and body
The high level of vitamin B2, B5 and B12 are in eggs allow the good functioning of the organism, especially the liver. These vitamins are responsible for beautiful and healthy-looking skin and hair.

Good for teeth and bones
The egg contains high levels of vitamin D and calcium necessary for healthy and strong bones. We should know that our body uses as much as 90 percent of calcium from this super food.

Eggs are rich in amino acids 
There are 20 of essential amino acids necessary for normal functioning of the body. Our body produces 11 amino acids, while the remaining 9 can be found in eggs.

Improve brain function
Eggs are full of lecithin, a natural substance that is the best source of choline, essential components that feed the brain, stimulates memory and concentration.

Help reduce cholesterol
Contrary to the belief that the eggs are the main culprits for the increased cholesterol, lecithin from eggs actually accelerates its elimination.

Reduce stress levels
The amino acids in eggs help to protect the general mental health. According to one study demonstrated that eggs reduces stress levels and helps the secretion of serotonin.

Excellent for immunity
One egg contains as much as 22 percent of selenium, which is essential for the healthy functioning of the thyroid gland and the entire immune system.

Reduces the risk of heart disease
High levels of bad LDL cholesterol is closely associated with heart disease. Consuming moderate amounts of eggs contain lecithin, will reduce bad cholesterol and speed up function cardiovascular system.

Nutritional Values
Energy value 147 kcal
Total proteins 12,58 g
Total carbohydrates  0,77 g
Total fat 9,94 g  – Of which: saturated fatty acids 3.10 g                                                                                                                   Dietary fiber 0.00 g
Cholesterol 423.00 mg
Water 75.84 g
The amino acid tryptophan 0.00 g
The amino acid threonine 0.00 g
The amino acid isoleucine 0.00 g
The amino acid leucine 0.00 g
The amino acid lysine 0.00 g
The amino acid methionine 0.00 g
The amino acid cystine 0.00 g
The amino acid phenylalanine 0.00 g
The amino acid tyrosine 0.00 g
The amino acid valine 0.00 g
The amino acid arginine 0.00 g
The amino acid histidine 0.00 g
Monosaccharides 0.43 g
Disaccharides 0.33 g
Polysaccharides 0.00 g
Monounsaturated fatty acids 3.81 g
Polyunsaturated fatty acids 1.36 g
Vitamin A 487.00 IU
Vitamin B1 (thiamine) 0.07 mg
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.48 mg
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 0.07 mg
Vitamin B6 0.14 mg
Vitamin B12 1.29 mcg
Folate 47.00 mcg
Pantothenic acid mg 1.44
0.00 mg Vitamin C
Vitamin D IU 34.55
Vitamin E 0.97 IU
Vitamin K 0.30
Calcium 53.00 mg
Copper (Cu) 0.10 mg
Iron (Fe) 1.83 mg
Magnesium (Mg) 12.00 mg
Phosphorus (P) 191.00 mg
Potassium (K)  134.00 mg
Sodium (Na) 0,140 g
Zinc (Zn) 1.11 mg
Manganese (Mn) 0.04 mg
Selenium (Se) 31.70 mg

Author: K.S

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