Doctors pointed out the useful and harmful properties of chicken eggs.
Eggs – one of the best additions to the diet in the cold season, they are rich in healthy nutrients.
But is this product for everyone.
Most of the concerns about the use of chicken eggs is associated with their contained cholesterol. Indeed, in one egg contains over 200 mg of cholesterol. But in fact, when the absorption of egg cholesterol is balanced by the other component, lecithin, and does not harm the human body. Besides cholesterol, a priori, needed by the body in moderate doses, as it is involved in the regulation processes of the cardiovascular system.
From the point of view of nutrition, you need to eat about 4-6 eggs a week. Scientists say that people who have high cholesterol in the blood, should eat no more than 2 egg yolks and 6-8 proteins per week. Also, experts warned that a small percentage of people cannot afford to consume eggs – their body because of genetic characteristics is not able to digest this product.
In addition to this, experts warned about the danger of eating egg in its raw form – this habit may contribute to the occurrence of the intestinal infection salmonellosis. At the same time, according to them, this product does not require excessive processing: just boiled egg preferably for health, so it is retained the maximum amount of nutrients.
«Recent research shows that eggs can help you lose weight without causing harm to the body. Eggs improve lung function, fight bacteria, and reduce the risk of cancer. Another plus in favor of chicken eggs – the maintenance of normal blood pressure,» stated the doctors.