Eggs are one of the healthiest food you can eat if you want to lose weight. They are nutrient- packed, rich in protein healthy fats and lots of vitamins and minerals especially the yolk. Yes! i said it…the yolk!
Over the years, eggs have been termed that ‘evil cousin’ that causes a lot of bad things. Just because the yolk contains cholesterol. But you see, cholesterol is not just that simple. We have good cholesterol and bad cholesterol. Eggs are enriched with the good cholesterol. And hey! you need cholesterol to make steroid hormones (testosterone, estrogen, cortisol) in your body. Cholesterol makes up the structural element of every cell membrane in your body.
One large egg has approximately 78 calories only. However, remember that frying your eggs significantly increase the calorie content of the eggs. Because eggs are rich in protein they help keep you fuller for longer thus leading to a reduced quantity of food generally you would have eaten.
If you can not afford chicken, eggs are a cheaper alternative. You can add some spiciness and its a full delicious spicy poultry meal. 🙂
Eggs may help boost your metabolism, because it contains lots of amino acids, your body could readily use it for metabolism.
Eggs are very easy to prepare and are a great way to start your day.
So why not incorporate some eggs in your balanced healthy meal plan for the week and watch the weight drop off. Remember, too much of healthy food will NOT lead to weight loss. As always, BALANCE is key.