Myths about eggs and how to add them to your diet
Over the years, false myths have been created around the consumption of eggs, but more and more studies and experts support the consumption of this food in our daily diet.
- Eggs are bad for cholesterol ❌
The biggest myth facing eggs, there is nothing to prove that their consumption affects our cholesterol, and it has even been proven that their weekly consumption can prevent possible heart problems.
- To be healthy I must remove the yolk ❌.
Completely false, the highest quality of the egg is in the yolk. This part of the egg contains healthy fats, vitamins A, D, E, B1, B2, iron, potassium and phosphorus. In addition, eggs are foods with a very high quality protein, which add great value to our diet. To make the most of the potential of this food it is best to eat it whole.
- Eating eggs is fattening ❌
It depends on how you adapt it to your diet, it's not the same to eat fried eggs with a great side dish, as it is to eat grilled, poached or boiled eggs. Studies have shown that adding eggs to your breakfasts can help improve your morning, making you feel more satiated and without the need for a mid-morning snack.
- Raw eggs are more nutritious ❌.
It makes no difference whether you eat a raw egg or a cooked egg, its properties remain the same. In fact, it is safer to eat it cooked in order to eliminate possible micro-organisms harmful to health.
Our experts recommend adding eggs to our daily diet. Do you dare to add eggs to your meals?
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- Courgette tagliatelle with cherry, grilled egg and cheese slices.