Viral News Boy :- If there is any food full of possibilities, this is the egg. Not only for its versatility of cooking, shape and flavor, but also for being one of the most popular and accessible on the market. As if that were not enough, the egg also stands out for having a great nutritional value very beneficial for the body.
The egg is available to everyone because it has an economical and low price. In Spain, the consumption of this food is low, compared to the United States or other countries in Europe. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends consuming at least one egg a day.
In general, this food is a great ally for health for its benefits and properties for the body at all stages of human development. That is why it is included in most balanced and healthy diets. Next, we display its nutritional value.
Rich in proteins
The egg stands out for its great proteico contribution, contains eight essential amino acids and that is why it is called reference protein. After the protein in human milk, the protein in the egg is the one that the body can take advantage of best: it covers 10% of the protein recommendations of an adult and 30% of those of children.
The amount of protein varies depending on the size of the egg. Overall, the jumbo has 90 calories and 7.9 grams of protein; the XL size has 80 calories and 7 grams of protein; the one that is L has 72 calories and 6.3 grams of protein; and the M-sized one has 63 calories and 5.5 grams of protein. This is approximate data.
The part of the egg that contains the most protein is the white, with approximately 4 grams of protein. In contrast, the yolk has less protein but contains nutrients such as iron or vitamin A, D and E.
Several studies show that eggs are foods that help you lose weight,develop muscle, control the risk of cardiovascular disease and develop the brain.
High vitamin and mineral value
Not only is this food an excellent source of protein, many of the nutrients needed for the body can be found in the egg. It has 13 essential vitamins and minerals: vitamin A, D, E and B12 stand out; also thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, pyridoxine, folate, biotin, calcium, iron, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, selenium and sodium.
The egg contains healthy fats of good quality that act favoring the increase of LDL cholesterol in the blood, the “good” cholesterol.