Eggs have been very restrictive in the past due to their high cholesterol levels. Over the years the restrictions have loosened a bit, but eggs’ unhealthful reputation has been hard to shake and has people confused all round. While eggs are certainly not the demon a lot of experts have claimed them to be, they are still controversial, mostly due to the relationship between cholesterol and heart disease. Eggs are made up of much more than just cholesterol. They are a great source of high quality protein (6g per egg), along with omega 3 fatty acids. Eggs are considered the most bio available source of protein, which means that our bodies can digest, absorb and use the protein in eggs better than in any other food. Numerous vitamins, including vitamin A, potassium and many B vitamins like folic acid, choline and biotin, are also packed into this oval shaped staple. Very few foods share the same diverse nutrient make-up available in a single egg. Many of these are specifically...Read More
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