The Incredible Egg

I’m a pretty picky {egg eater} . I like them hard-boiled or in a really tasty omelet. I’ve tried to like them other ways… but just can’t seem to do it.

Good thing I like them hard-boiled>>> because they’re a healthy, protein-rich snack.  I usually pack one per day in my lunch box! 🙂

Health Benefits of Eggs:

  • Great source of quality protein, with all of the essential amino acids
  • Eggs contain 12 vitamins and minerals
  • Rich in choline, which is good for brain development, gene expression, and may prevent long-term memory loss. With more than 90% of Americans choline-deficient, incorporating eggs into your diet is important.
  • Some eggs contain omega-3 fats, important for both brain and vision development
  • The mixture of fat and protein will keep you satisfied and less likely to have a growling tummy

But… aren’t eggs high in cholesterol?

While eggs are high in cholesterol, they’re also relatively low in saturated fat… which does much more damage to your blood cholesterol level than eating the cholesterol naturally found in food. If you’re healthy, and with normal blood cholesterol you can consume one to two eggs a day as part of a balanced diet low in saturated fat.

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