First we’ll tell you how an egg is loaded with amazing stuff it contains calories protein healthy fats folate calcium zinc phosphorus selenium and vitamins A B 5 B 12 B 2 D E K and B 6 shoe what are we talking about again is this about multivitamins nope these vitamins and nutrients can be found in an egg and it’s cheaper than all those pricey supplements you’re not yet sold are you alright you’ve heard that eggs particularly the yolks contain an insane amount of cholesterol but did you know that cholesterol is not entirely bad according to the website medical news today it can be found in every cell in your body gasp yeah this waxy and fat-like substance plays an important role in digestion and vitamin D production it also helps generate steroid hormones like testosterone estrogen and cortisol note that it has two types low density lipoproteins or LDL also known as bad cholesterol and high density lipoproteins or HDL the good cholesterol.
The American Heart Association explains the difference between the two LDL contributes to fatty build ups and arteries or the process known as arteriosclerosis and increases the risk for heart attack stroke and peripheral artery disease on the other hand HDL knocks out LDL by taking it away from the arteries and dumping it on the liver to break it down and annihilate it completely the American Heart Association didn’t define HDL in that streetfighter style but you get the gist so the more HDL and the less s DL you have the better but what type of cholesterol will you find in an egg is it HDL nope Oh No then it’s LDL nope again huh if an egg contains neither good nor bad cholesterol then what’s going on eggs contain omega-3 fatty acids and dietary cholesterol but before you throw away your precious eggs we’ll explain everything first omega-3 fatty acids are healthy fats yes the National Heart Foundation of Australia said that omega-3 fatty acids can lower your heart rate and rhythm decrease the risk of clotting reduce blood pressure levels improve blood vessel function and delay the build-up of plaque in coronary arteries pretty cool.
In the case of dietary cholesterol several studies proved that eggs don’t increase the risk of heart disease according to health line hmm it seems that both eggs and cholesterol are victims of bad press but they’re actually good guys well except for LDL now that we’ve shown you that eggs are innocent what are the benefits you can get from them :
5. eggs keep youfull and help with weight loss
These two are connected one of the characteristics of filling foods or foods that satiate hunger is that they’re rich in protein a large egg contains about 6 grams of quality protein which may help you eat less for several hours after a meal as a result this helps you lose weight because you’re satiated and can avoid impromptu trips to the fridge when you’re feeling hungry no offense to bagel lovers but a study showed that an egg breakfast enhances weight loss more than a bagel breakfast
4. eggs improve eye health
After this you’ll see egg yolks in a new and positive light. Why egg yolks contain lutein which helps reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration and cataracts it contains ZX Anthon which protects you from the sun’s harmful UV rays moreover according to the egg nutrition council yes the council has spoken eggs can protect your eyes from retinal damage because they contain omega-3 fatty acids did we miss any other important details oh yes eggs are loaded with vitamin A which protects your cornea and zinc which improves the health of urina and helps you see better at night.
3. eggs keep your bones healthy
A study conducted by the department of food & technology at hanseo university suggests that egg yolks Wow those yolks are in a roll improve bone metabolism and prevent the risk of osteoporosis also whole eggs contain vitamin D to protect your bones phosphorus to keep your bones healthy and calcium to improve the density of your bones.
2. eggs prevent iron deficiency
What is iron deficiency and what does it do to your body this occurs when you don’t have enough iron in your body and low iron levels can lead to equally low red blood cells iron is needed to produce hemoglobin the part of red blood cells that carries oxygen throughout the body how can you maintain the right amount of iron eat eggs yes they are a source of iron.
1. eggs help with brain
Development in infant and fetuses eggs aren’t only good for adults but for infants and even fetuses the choline and eggs is beneficial for fetal brain development the yolks can also help to prevent birth defects during pregnancy vitamin B is important for the development of the spinal cord and fetal nervous system it also helps prevent breast cancer according to a study so eggs are essentially food for the brain Wow eggs were really underestimated and wrongly viewed by many people come to think of it eggs are not the culprit we should be looking more closely at the food we partner eggs with that’s swimming in saturated and trans fats for example eggs with ham bacon or hot dogs this is what the National Heart Foundation of Australia observe and they recommend matching your eggs with a healthy option but keep in mind that not all eggs are the same how can you choose the right egg this is a tricky one health line says there are four types of eggs and they are organized based on where the hand is raised and fed conventional eggs the hens are fed grain and their eggs can be found in supermarkets organic eggs the chickens are fed organically and not treated with hormones pastured eggs the hens are free to roam and eat natural foods like plants and insects omega-3 enriched eggs the chickens feed is mixed with flax seeds a source of omega-3 which will you choose we’d love to hear your opinion on.
This are you clueless that’s alright because we’ll help you rank the eggs starting from the least healthy one conventional to organic three omega-3 enriched and four pastured if you can’t find the last three and it’s fine to go to your nearest supermarket to buy eggs.
Should you be conscious about how you cook your eggs since there is a standard regarding the right type of eggs the United States Department of Agriculture or USDA says that it’s okay to poach bake scramble hard boil and fry eggs also make sure the yolks are firm while cooking.
What’ll Happen to You If You Start Eating 3 Eggs a Day?
Let’s now tackle our big question what will happen if you eat three eggs a day it’s now clear that eggs are good for your health but how many can you eat in one day what is the standard or ideal number of eggs a study from the department of nutritional sciences at the university of connecticut revealed that a person who consumes 3 eggs a day may experience more of an increase in good cholesterol and decrease in bad cholesterol than someone who eats the same amount of egg substitute that is so great the UK National Health Service says there is no recommended limit meaning eat all you can on the other hand the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests a maximum of 12 eggs per week the National Heart Foundation of Australia limits it to 6 or 7 eggs each week regardless of the number the message is clear it is safe and healthy to eat eggs according to several health authorities and institutions eggs have been unjustly demonized for many years whether by commercialization or poor research we hope that this video has helped you unscramble some myths regarding eggs and that you’ll give them their rightful place on your plate do you know where we can find pastured eggs.