1. A single egg contains 6 grams of high-quality protein and all 9 essential amino acids.
3. According to a study by Harvard School of Public Health, there is no significant link between egg consumption and heart disease. In fact, regular consumption of eggs may have health benefits that include prevention of blood clots, stroke, and heart attacks.
4. Eggs are good sources of choline with around 300 micrograms per egg. Choline helps regulate the brain, nervous system and cardiovascular system.
5. Eggs contain the right kind of fat; just 5 grams of fat and only 1.5 grams being saturated fat.
6. For nutrition vs. calories the egg is a good choice. The yolk contains 60 calories and the egg white only 15 calories.
7. Contrary to what you’ve heard, moderate consumption of eggs does not impact negatively on cholesterol levels. They say that eating 2 eggs per day doesn’t affect your lipid profile and may actually improve it.
8. Want the benefits of sunshine without the sun? Then eat an egg as they are one of the only foods that naturally contain vitamin D.
9. Eggs may prevent breast cancer; in one study, women who consumed at least 6 eggs per week lowered their risk of breast cancer by 44%.
10. Eggs promote healthy hair and nails because of their high sulphur content and wide range of vitamins and minerals. Many people find their hair growing faster after adding eggs to their diet, especially if they were previously deficient in foods containing sulphur or B12.
Knowing all this will help you answer the Egg Trivia Quiz which asks questions like, what time are most eggs laid? Answer: Between 7am-11am (just in time for breakfast).