Researchers say that eggs should be pronounced a super-food, as it has a very good impact on our health and even helps to fight obesity. According to nutritionists the egg as food is one of the richest in good in essential ingredients and we all should consume at least one a day.
The research aims at the nutrient content of the eggs and their role in human diet. It turned out that while eggs are poor in calories, they’re rich in protein and full of essential nutrients important to health, such as vitamin D and B12, selenium and choline.
Eggs are rich in antioxidants
The investigations also confirmed that between other protein-containing foods the eggs contain the richest variety and mixture of amino acids that are indispensable for the healthy growth and development of children, adolescents and young adults.
In addition, the high levels of antioxidants in the egg help preventing the age-related macular degeneration (macular degeneration), which is the leading cause of blindness in developed countries.
The eggs are rich in vitamin D
The research shows that children, teenagers and the elderly, as well as consumers of a lot of meat and people who don’t drink milk would gain the most benefit from eating eggs. The study’s one of the key discovery was that eggs are a very important source of vitamin D, and their consumption can significantly increase your daily intake of this very important vitamin. An egg contains more than 20 percent of the recommended daily intake so if you eat two a day you’re half covered.
The low vitamin D levels are linked to many diseases: including osteoporosis, cancer of the heart disease, the sclerosis multiplex, and certain immunal illnesses and even mental disorders. Continue reading