Classified as ‘superfood’, eggs are loaded with a lots of health benefits. Eggs are one of the staple foods in many places. Offering many heath nutrients like protein, calcium and several vitamins, eggs can be consumed in various ways. You can eat simple boiled eggs or omelets in breakfast. Let’s discuss some of the benefits of adding eggs into your diet.
Inexpensive and easily available, eggs provide high-quality protein. Eggs also contain vitamin D, B6, B12 and minerals such as zinc, iron and copper. A large boiled egg contains six grams of protein and five grams of healthy fats.
Help raise good cholesterol
Adding eggs in your daily diet can elevate the levels of high-density lipoprotein ‘HDL’, commonly known as good cholesterol. There is less risk of heart disease, stroke and other health issues for those who have higher HDL levels. As per one study, eating 2 eggs daily for six weeks can increase the HDL levels by 10%.
Can help maintain eyesight
Like other body parts, eyes need certain nutrients to maintain good eyesight. Available lutein and zeaxanthin and other helpful antioxidants in eggs can help decrease the risk of cataracts and macular degeneration in the eyes. Eggs are also high in ‘vitamin A’, which is helpful for good eyesight.