Eggs are definitely one of the most popular choices for a good breakfast. However, they also got a lot of hate for their high cholesterol levels. There’s a long debate about how healthy eggs are or they’re actually dangerous to our health.
While a lot of people are still convinced that eggs are one of the healthiest options out there, others are scared to add them to their diet. But before you totally scratch off eggs from your grocery list, here are the nine benefits of eating a couple of eggs a day.
1. Reduces risk of cancer
National President, Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), Mr. Onallo Akpa said:
”Eggs may prevent breast cancer, as women who consume at least six eggs per week reduce their risk of breast cancer by 44 percent according to scientific study.”
2. Reduces risk of cardiovascular diseases
3. Improves eyesight
Egg yolks are high in lutein, a type of carotenoid that helps fight macular degeneration – which is the leading cause of legal blindness.
4. Protects brain function
Eggs contain choline that could reduce the chance of developing Alzheimer’s.
5. Slows down aging process
6. Prevents birth defects
Eggs contain 0.7 mcg. of vitamin B9 (folic acid), which is important for pregnant women to avoid birth defects.
7. Supports liver, skin, and hair
The egg yolk contains protein and sulfur which can revitalize hair and improve skin quality. Eggs also contain lecithin, which assists the liver in the detoxification process, resulting in much-improved digestion.
8. Aids weight loss
Eating eggs will make you feel full longer. They will help you eat less and that will eventually lead to weight loss.
9. Keeps bones healthy
Eggs are rich in vitamin D and calcium, two essential nutrients for having healthy bones and teeth.
Keto Dieters Are Probably Not in Ketosis, Experts Say
It turns out getting into a state of ketosis is more complicated than most of us thought.
The ketogenic diet, more popularly known as keto, is all the rage today. Basically, a keto diet involves consuming more fat and very little carbs. While a lot of dieters seem to be enjoying keto and its supposed weight loss benefits, it was never supposed to be fun.
The keto diet was created to treat severe epilepsy and was only supposed to be administered with the guidance of trained physicians and nutritionists. The strict procedure was necessary to make sure that the patients were monitored and kept in a state of ketosis, where the body switches from using glucose as energy to using ketone bodies from body fat.
It turns out achieving and maintaining ketosis in adults is highly challenging.
Here’s How Your Grilled Burger Can Put Your Health At Risk
No, we’re not even talking about eating too much burgers!
While there is no denying that hamburgers are mouthwatering, do you know that they can put your life in grave danger? Apart from their high fat content that can affect your health when they are consumed in excess, the grill where they are cooked may just send you in the hospital, too!
Yes, you read it right. The grills where you cook your hamburger patties or barbecues can send you to the hospital. According to home-improvement expert Ron Hazelton, this is especially true when the wire brush you use in cleaning your grill is old, as some of its bristles can break off and get stuck on the grates.
Watch out for those wire bristles!
8 Possible Reasons Why You Keep Waking Up In The Middle Of The Night
#8 makes a lot of sense!
Imagine you need to wake up at 7 am, but you have already been up several times in the middle of the night, and even at odd times like 4 am, for some reason. Obviously, you will feel tired and restless the next day, which is a such a bummer.
Are you one of these people and had been wondering what’s going on? Here are eight possible reasons why you’ve been experiencing it.
1. Feeling Too Hot Or Cold