Incredible Eggs

eggs not only are they delicious, but they have many health benefits, and are easy to use and and can be added to just about anything. Eggs are one of the most nutritious and most versatile food on the planet. Just so you can realize how amazing these edible treats are, on average one large hard boiled egg contains: 6% of the daily recommended amount of Vitamin A, 5%  of the daily recommended value of Folate, 7% of your daily recommended serving of Vitamin B5, as well as 9% of B12, 155 of Vitamin B2, 95 of Phosphorus, and 22% percent of Selenium. Eggs also contain decent amounts of Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Calcium and Zinc. All of these vitamins and minerals with only 77 calories, 6 grams of protein, and 5 grams of healthy fat.

Eggs are pretty much a perfect food. They contain a bit of pretty much everything you need in your daily required diet. With that all being said, eggs get a hard wrap for being high in cholesterol. Although they are high in cholesterol, 212 of the recommended 300 milligrams per day, just coming from a single egg. I know that this seems like a very bad thing and may overshadow all of the good qualities previously stated, but these levels of cholesterol are safe. The cholesterol that eggs contain, is actually very healthy, and in no way affects blood  cholesterol. This is do to the fact that when we incorporate cholesterol into our diets, especially healthy cholesterol like from eggs, this cholesterol does not enter the blood stream, but simply tells the liver that creates, and secretes cholesterol to slow down, or even stop in some cases if enough cholesterol is being consumed. But this is something you shouldn’t stress about, as eggs do not raise the cholesterol in some 70% of people, making it a rare, and in a way unimportant detail as it is harmless.

Choline, an important as well as hardly known nutrient that eggs contain, sometimes grouped with the B Vitamins, is another reason why eggs are so healthy. Choline is something many people hardly get in their diet let alone have even heard of. A single egg contains more than 10 milligrams of Choline.

The most important attribute of eggs in my opinion though is the benefits it give in dealing with helping to reduce heart disease. Eggs are truly an incredible food, and you should attempt to incorporate them more in your everyday diet.

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