Are Egg White Really Beneficial for Health?

Most of the nutritionists recommend eggs for their nutrients. But in contrast to what most health conscious people believe, most of the nutrients of eggs are found in the yolk. Hence, it not wise to throw it away!

The media has continually linked eggs to high cholesterol. Some of the health articles in magazines have also mentioned the association of egg yolk with heart diseases. However, scientists are disputing the assumptions. In fact, they have come up with solid evidence.

So here are some strong reasons to include whole eggs:

Overall Heart Health

According to a study released by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, “there is NO link between eggs and increased risk of stroke, heart attack, or other diseases.”

“Eating eggs may help prevent blood clots and decrease your risk of heart disease”, says Harvard School of Public Health.

The studies have supported the fact that eating two eggs on a daily basis will not impact your health negatively. The diet will not increase bad cholesterol levels. The reason is that whole eggs are very low in saturated fat, major ingredient that raises LDL (bad) cholesterol.

Vitamin D Rich Yolks Promotes Reverse Aging

Eggs are a wonderful ingredient for your health. Eggs are widely used in cosmetics. Rich in vitamin A and copper, eggs are good for hair and skin. It enhances ability of body to fight acne, and repair damaged skin cells. It also helps in producing new cells.

Most people are unaware of the fact that hair and nails respond really well to minerals, sulfur, vitamins and minerals found in eggs.

“Vitamin D deficiency is one of the major causes of hair loss and eggs are one of the only food sources to contain this essential nutrient” says the University of Cal-Davis.

Eggs work really quick and extremely well to reverse deficiencies of B vitamin and sulphur linked to hair and nail breakage.

Low Inflammation & Reduced Cancer Risk

As per the study done by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, eggs are rich in choline. The ingredient reduces inflammation in the human body by about 20 per cent. Inflammation is the major factor that leads to hazardous ailments like heart diseases, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, cancer, arthritis etc.

Did you know women who eat minimum of 6 eggs each week reduce risk of developing breast cancer by about 44 per cent! Choline reduces breast cancer risk by 24 per cent. An egg consists of 30 per cent of your recommended dietary allowance (RDA) of choline.


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