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This is What Will Happen To Your Body If You Start Eating 2 Eggs a Day

By Christopher Paul, 19 June 2018

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Eggs have been a staple of human diet for ages. They’ve been mostly eaten as a breakfast food. They are laid by the females of the chicken species. Eggs are known for their hard, protective exterior and their liquid interior. The outta part is called the eggshell, an inner white liquid is called the albumen and the yellow or yolk is known as the vitellus.

1The History of Eggs

Eggs have been a valuable food for centuries. Chickens were domesticated for their eggs. Eggs were used not just as food but also as a part of many rituals. For example, in ancient Egypt eggs were used as offerings. The Romans crushed eggshells in their plates to scare away evil spirits.

The History of Eggs

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2What Do Eggs Contain?

A normal chicken egg provides around 70 calories; it also provides 6 grams of protein. It also includes Vitamin A, D, B12, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, choline and zinc. The yolk of the egg is known to contain two-thirds of the 300mg of cholesterol that is recommended by doctors as the required daily intake.

What Do Eggs Contain?

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3What is Inside an Egg?

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The shape of an egg is often compared to a prolate spheroid, it is larger on one end and cylindrical symmetry along the long axis. The outside of an egg is a thin, hard shell and on the inside of the egg, the yolk is suspended within the egg white. Two spiral bands of tissue known as chalazae help suspend the yolk inside the egg white.

What is Inside an Egg?

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4 The Different Ways an Egg Can Be Prepared.

Eggs are consumed in different ways, some in savoury and some in sweet. They are also used in the bakery industry. The most common ways eggs are prepared include: hard-boiled, poached, soft-boiled, omelettes, scrambled, fried etc. Some even consume them raw, although not advised as they can cause salmonellosis.

The Different Ways an Egg Can Be Prepared.

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5What Are The Health Benefits Of Having Eggs?

In the list below we will dive deeper into the health benefits of having eggs but a quick overview for now. Eggs, as we have said provide us with many vitamins, minerals and around 70 calories. They are also high in Omega-3 fatty acids. Once cooked the eggs are easier to digest and their nutrients get absorbed quicker into our bodies. It is instrumental in improving eyesight.

What Are The Health Benefits Of Having Eggs?

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It is known that the yolk of the egg is full of antioxidants. Many of them are eye-friendly that keep our eyes healthy. One of them is Lutein, it is a type of carotenoid that prevents muscle degeneration. Muscle degeneration in the eye can lead to blindness.

It Helps Protect Hair, Skin And The Liver

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