Recent calls by social media pioneers to boycott eggs, after their prices hit record highs, and a carton of 30 eggs per table reached around 90 pounds in some markets, at a time when the government is doing its best to control the egg craze in local markets, the question now is whether the egg dish can be removed from the Egyptian table.
Nutrients in Eggs
Eggs are one of the staple foods on the table of most Egyptians, as they contain natural proteins, vitamins and minerals that are important for the body.Eggs are also a food for the brain, as they contain an essential nutrient called choline. that choline deficiency has been linked to neurological impairment and decreased cognitive function. It also helps protect the brain due to its omega-3 fatty acid content, as each egg contains approximately 225 milligrams of fatty acids omega-3s, which are among the most important healthy fats that should be consumed in the diet because they help prevent heart disease, arthritis, and osteoporosis. Bones and research have also shown it to be helpful to prevent Alzheimer’s disease and improve cognitive function, and it also promotes healthy skin, hair and eyes because it contains a vitamin B complex and the vitamins can be replaced by eating eggs.
The importance of eating eggs
Dr. Waad Amin, clinical nutrition consultant, said that eggs do not have a similar food on the planet because they contain all the vitamins and minerals that the body needs except vitamin C and all the safety acids the body needs best. proportions, emphasizing that eggs are the highest quality protein, which is better than meat because its efficiency is higher, and people who suffer from weight gain and want to follow a weight loss diet eat eggs as it helps with satiety, but without adding bread or any starch-containing additives.
Remove fat from food
And Dr. Waad Al-Amin went on to say that people used to eat eggs until the 1950s, when a doctor appeared in America and conducted a study of 7 countries. As a result of the study, he showed that eating fat is dangerous for your health and that fat must be eliminated from food, and companies began to market processed foods such as cereal “cornflakes”. risks, especially to the heart, explaining that people back then didn’t have obesity like they do now, and this doctor has been called America’s killer because of the spread of obesity, and the truth is that it is a cause Obesity is endemic all over the world, not just in America.
The therapeutic nutrition consultant indicated that there are people who do not eat egg yolk because it contains a higher percentage of fat and causes cholesterol, pointing out that it is a misinformation and that the yolk contains a higher percentage of protein than the white, just as Almighty God did not create fat-free animal protein, supplemented that people tended to eat bread instead of fat because they believed that carbohydrates pose no threat to health and lead to a high percentage of obesity and cholesterol in the body.
Dr. Waad Amin continued that foods that contain only protein without fat make the body secrete more insulin, and protein with fat produces less insulin, adding that people imagine that eggs increase cholesterol; لأن صفار البيض كله كولسترول، على الرغم من أنه عند تناول ٣ بيضات يوميا ينتج عنه ٣٠٠ مليجرام كولسترول والجسم يصنع يوميا من ٢٠٠٠ إلى ٣٠٠٠ مليجرام كولسترول في اليوم، وهناك معلومة الناس لا تعرفها أنه عند تناول كولسترول بكمية أكبر الجسم يصنع نسبة أقل من اللي يصنعها Every day.
Eggs raise cholesterol levels HDL good
And Dr. Waad Amin continued, that eggs contain a high percentage of cholesterol, but eating eggs does not negatively affect blood cholesterol levels for the majority of people because eating eggs consistently leads to high levels of cholesterol. HDL “Good”, which is associated with a lower risk of many diseases, and carbohydrates increase harmful cholesterol.
Eggs help burn fat
Dr. Waad Amin added that eggs are associated with fat loss largely because of their ability to satisfy. A study by the International Journal of Obesity conducted on two groups who ate breakfast for 8 weeks concluded that the group who ate eggs lost 16% more body fat and experienced a 61% decrease in body fat. % greater in body mass index, as well as a 34% greater decrease in waist circumference, indicating that regular egg consumption promotes weight loss.
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