HEALTH BENEFITS OF EGGS.

10 Health Benefits of Eggs
1. Eggs are great for the eyes. According to one study, an egg a day may prevent macular degeneraton due to the carotenoid content, specifically lutein and zeaxanthin. Both nutrients are more readily available to our bodies from eggs than from other sources.
2. In another study, researchers found that people who eat eggs every day lower their risk of developing cataracts, also because of the lutein and zeaxanthin in eggs.
3. One egg contains 6 grams of high-quality protein and all 9 essential amino acids.
4. According to a study by the Harvard School of Public Health, there is no significant link between egg consumption and heart disease. In fact, according to one study, regular consumption of eggs may help prevent blood clots, stroke, and heart attacks.
5. They are a good source of choline. One egg yolk has about 300 micrograms of choline. Choline is an important nutrient that helps regulate the brain, nervous system, and cardiovascular system.
6. They contain the right kind of fat. One egg contains just 5 grams of fat and only 1.5 grams of that is saturated fat.
7. New research shows that, contrary to previous belief, moderate consumption of eggs does not have a negative impact on cholesterol. In fact, recent studies have shown that regular consumption of two eggs per day does not affect a person's lipid profile and may, in fact, improve it. Research suggests that it is saturated fat that raises cholesterol rather than dietary cholesterol.
8. Eggs are one of the only foods that contain naturally occurring 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 array 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 more  

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Thank you very much Mohammad Asif Khan ji. Now it is clear to me. more  
Eggs are eggs after all. more  
The relation of egg yolk and cholesterol is quite controversial. As many as studies suggest that egg with yellow part has bad impact on cholesterol, there are equally number of studies which suggest that egg as whole (white and yellow) is good for cholesterol as it increases good cholesterol and decreases bad one. The studies suggest that taking only white or yellow is not good for health. Personally I believe in moderation if someone has high cholesterol, so 2 to 3 eggs per week should be good. more  
very good info, worth circulating more widely. In my view, consumption of about 6-7 boiled eggs per week could be a good option for a balanced benefit to health. more  
But Raja Saheb, people say there is cholesterol in egg yolk and daily eating eggs should be avoided, particularly with the feed given to chickens these days -- all sorts of waste food, vitamins, pesticide sprays, steroids (to get more and bigger eggs, I think) etc.
I am totally confused, so I eat one or two eggs in a week - that too only boiled - no fried eggs, no omelets and the like.
With your post confusion is confounded. Deliver us!! more  
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