Boost your weight loss
This is probably because eggs keep you full for longer’meaning you’re less likely to succumb to a mid-morning snack or stuff yourself at lunchtime. And although eggs contain cholesterol, this is ‘dietary cholesterol”different from the ‘blood cholesterol’ in your body.
Rich in protein
Egg whites are rich in essential amino acids that are required by the body for day to day activities and also for maintaining muscle mass of the body.
Promote brain health
Choline is a nutrient that facilitates brain development in the foetus and newborn as well as memory function even into old age. Eggs are an excellent dietary source of choline, and one egg per day will provide 28% of a pregnant woman’s choline requirement.
Promotes strong bones
There are only a few foods in the food pyramid that have high levels of Vitamin D content. Vitamin D benefits the bones because it boosts the calcium absorption ability of the bones. Calcium is essential for strong and flexible bones.
Improves hair & nail strength
Vitamin D is also very good for the growth of nails and hair. Furthermore, the amino acids, iron and zinc found in eggs also contribute to healthy nails and hair.
Lutein and zeaxanthin are antioxidants found in egg yolk and are believed to help improve eyesight and reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration (leading cause of blindness in people over age 65 years) as well as the risk of cataracts.