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On the occasion of World Egg day, learn some of the Health benefits of eggs that make it a superfood.
Eggs are one of those foods that are loaded with all the nutrients that are essential for the body.
Eggs are the extremely beneficial and tastiest food that you must include daily in your diet.
Since ancient times, eggs have been a part of man's daily food routine.
Eggs have become so famous among people that they have dedicated a day for eggs on October 9 called World Egg day.
This day will be celebrated to commemorate how eggs have helped the families all around the world in gaining health benefits and also to spread awareness about the health benefits the eggs possess.
Because of the easy availability of eggs, they are widely accepted across the world.
Different birds were domesticated to produce eggs for the entire country.
The most common types of eggs eaten by the human kind include the ostrich eggs and chicken eggs.
Even today, because of the nutrition value they possess, they are still consumed as an important dish across counties.
You can eat up to three eggs every day to stay healthy and safe.
Here are 5 health benefits of eggs you must know:
Reduces the risk of heart diseases
Heart diseases generally occur due to a low density lipoprotein called LDL cholesterol or bad cholesterol.
The small LDL cholesterol particles tend to be more riskier than the large particles.
Eggs can reduce the heart diseases as they tend to alter the pattern of LDL cholesterol from dense to large.
Manages cholesterol levels
Consumption of eggs daily has been linked to the increase in high density lipoprotein which is also known as good cholesterol.
So, it helps manage the cholesterol by inducing more good cholesterol into the body.
Choline is a natural nutrient that you might not be aware of.
It promotes the cardiovascular health and the brain health and improves the cell membrane formulation.
Eggs are an excellent source of choline and a single egg contains 100 mg of choline.
Improves eye health
Eye health of a person can be affected from tender age itself.
If age plays a major role in affecting the eye health, you can counter it by consuming nutrients that are rich in antioxidants known as lutein and zeaxanthin.
These two antioxidants are found in egg yolks that can significantly improve the eye health.
Helps to manage weight
The high protein content in eggs make them filling which then let you consume less calories which can thereby help you in weight loss.
A breakfast with eggs can help in significantly reducing the weight of your body.
By Gayatri Yellayi