Facts About Eggs

GOOD NEWS

Research shows, ‘eggs are a great source of nutrition, it’s a part of healthy and balanced diet’, as found by Australia, that has high interest in health and nutrition.

NUTRITION FACTS IN EGGS
  • Good Source of Protein
  • Less than five grams of fat in a large egg
  • Less than two grams of saturated fat
  • Source of 11 vitamins and minerals, especially b12
  • Source of iron, best absorbed with vitamin C
  • Two eggs a day do not increase bad cholesterol
  • Ideal meat alternative

Myths About Eggs

CHOLESTEROL

Human body produces cholesterol in liver especially when diet is high in saturated fat. Research conducted at CSIRO’s division of Human Nutrition stated- there’s no rise in level of cholesterol on consuming two eggs a day, and on consuming three eggs the effect on blood cholesterol is equal to ten grams of butter or thirty grams of cheese.

FAT

Saturated fat troubles the management of blood cholesterol levels. Polyunsaturated and monounsaturated are healthy fats that take away cholesterol from bloodstream, therefore must be consumed regularly. Eggs are thus required for healthy eating pattern.