10 Advantages & Benefits of Eggs for Health

10 Advantages & Benefits of Eggs for Health
InfoHealthyLife.Com - In terms of nutrition, eggs are very difficult to match. That's why eggs are categorized as 'superfood' or superfood. Eggs provide many benefits for the body, high protein sources, increase brain intelligence, and many other health benefits

And in fact, eggs do contain very many natural nutritional packages, which we usually have to get from a combination of several foods at once.

Check out the article below to find out the various benefits and benefits that you can get from eggs.

1. Eggs Contain Very Many Nutrients
In a large boiled egg, it contains nutrients that appear in the following table / picture:

Apart from the above, eggs also contain enough vitamin E, vitamin K, iron, calcium, zinc (zync), and several other minerals in smaller amounts.

With the content of vitamins and minerals above, of course eggs can provide benefits that are not limited to our bodies.

2. Eggs Provide High-Quality Protests
Protein is one of the most needed macro nutrients in the body, and protein is the main forming agent in our body: repair damaged tissue and form healthy, new tissue and stimulate growth.

Eggs are able to give our body quality protein. An egg contains at least 6.5 grams of protein. Amino acids form proteins, and there are many types of amino acids in eggs. At least 9 types of amino acids in eggs cannot be produced by the body, which means that only we can get through food. Eggs provide a complete and quality protein package for our body.

3. Eggs Good for Eye Health
Eggs contain vitamin A which is quite high. Vitamin A deficiency is a major cause of decreased visual function and various eye disorders such as cataracts and macular degeneration.

Eggs also contain Lutein and Zeaxanthin, two antioxidants that play an important role in eye health. These antioxidants usually accumulate around the retina of the eye to protect the eyes from various harmful substances.
Intake of two antioxidants is very necessary, regardless of your age, both children, adults, to old age.

4. Eggs Contain Choline, Good for Health & Brain Development
Not many people often hear about choline (choline). Even so, choline is an indispensable nutrient, and many people don't get enough of this nutrient. In an egg there are about 100 milligrams of this magical nutrient.

Choline is a nutrient that facilitates brain development starting from the womb, children, to old age. Choline functions to build cell membranes and has a role in producing signal molecules in the brain, improving brain memory functions, and various other functions related to brain health.

Eggs are an excellent source of choline. An egg per day can provide 28% of the need for choline for pregnant women. Choline is very important during pregnancy and lactation, because choline plays a role in brain development and improving memory of the fetus and children.

For mothers, the message is very clear: eggs are a lifetime investment for your child!

5. Eggs Don't Increase Cholesterol in the Body
In the 90s, eggs were a food with a bad reputation because of their high cholesterol content. At that time, eggs are considered more risky than beneficial for health. It's true that eggs contain high cholesterol. In fact, an egg (egg yolk) contains 210 mg of cholesterol, more than half the amount of cholesterol recommended (300 mg).

However, getting cholesterol intake does not mean increasing the amount of cholesterol in the body. The liver produces a large amount of cholesterol every day, but when we consume eggs, a healthy liver will produce less cholesterol, so the amount in the body is not excessive.

And after more research into the content and benefits of eggs, these foods are ultimately categorized as "super foods" with very high nutrition.

In a related study, the response to egg consumption is quite diverse:

    More than 70% say that eggs do not increase cholesterol at all.
    The rest states that eggs can increase total cholesterol in the body in light or very small amounts.

6. Eggs Increase the Level of HDL ("Good" Cholesterol) in the Body
HDL stands for High Density Lipoprotein, or more commonly known as "good" cholesterol.

People who have higher HDL levels mean lowering the risk of heart disease, stroke, and various other health problems. Eating eggs is one way to increase HDL in the body.

In one study, consuming 2 eggs every day for 6 weeks increased HDL by 10%.

7. Eggs Help Lose Weight
Eating eggs can make you feel full, because of the high protein content in them.

Eggs have a high level of satiety index. The Satiety index is a measure to find out whether a food can provide 'satiety' without adding more calories to the body.

Combining eggs, whole grains and additional vegetables, is enough for a healthy menu, and provides enough energy to carry out activities. This menu is quite popular for people who are on a weight loss program.

8. Eggs Good for Protecting Bones
Eggs are one of the few foods that contain vitamin D. This vitamin is needed because of its function to help calcium absorption and support bone health. Therefore, eggs are also important in preventing osteoporosis, of course if combined with various other sources of calcium.

9. Eggs Good for Hair and Nails
Hair and nails can usually describe a biochemical imbalance in lack of nutrients. Eggs can help improve the health of hair and nails because of the content of vitamins A and E, amino acids, as well as various other vitamins and minerals contained in them.

Hair will be stronger and healthier if you get intake of vitamin A, B12, protein, zync, and sulfur, and all that you can get from eggs. Eggs can even be used to treat damaged hair by making it a conditioner. Read: how to treat damaged hair with eggs.

10 Benefits of Other Eggs
With its abundant nutrition, of course we can still get many other benefits from eggs. Vitamin A, B-complex, and selenium are important nutrients that are useful for boosting immunity.

High protein in eggs, besides being able to help you lose weight, is also very good at building body muscles.

In addition, various vitamins and minerals in it will contribute to the healthy 'appearance' of the body from the outside, including improving skin health, and is important to prevent damage to tissues in the body. A strong immune system will definitely improve overall body appearance and performance.

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