Egg Consumption Can Increase Life Span

Living long is what everyone desire, scientists has linked this to consistent egg consumption

Eggs are among the most nutritious foods on the planet, it contains a little bit of almost every nutrient you need to live a healthy life. Eggs are fairly high in quality animal protein and contain all the essential amino acids that humans need.

Eggs are high in cholesterol, but eating eggs does not adversely affect cholesterol in the blood for the majority of people.

Eggs are complete food fortified with essential vitamins which increases life expectancy. It contains antioxidants lutein and zeaxanthin which is good for eye health and can help prevent macular degeneration and cataracts.

Eggs contain B vitamins that are important for mental wellbeing, it’s heart friendly, improve eye health, improve memory and bone health, according to dietitian Juliette Kellow, and medical consultant Dr Sarah Brewer

Eating of at least six eggs every week will boost your overall health, nutritionists have revealed. They are highly satiating and can reduce calorie intake per day. Regularly eating eggs may promote weight loss.

Researches has shown that a boiled egg contains the following:

  • Vitamin A: 6% of the RDA
  • Vitamin B2: 15% of the RDA
  • Vitamin B5: 7% of the RDA
  • Vitamin B12: 9% of the RDA
  • Phosphorus: 9% of the RDA
  • Selenium: 22% of the RDA
  • Folate: 5% of the RDA
  • Eggs also contain decent amounts of vitamin D, vitamin E, vitamin K, vitamin B6, calcium, choline and zinc

Egg contain 77 calories, 6 grams of protein and 5 grams of healthy fats.

Egg is are powerhouses, nutritionists linked to good health, and the prevention of many age-related diseases.



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