The protein within eggs helps keep muscles working well while slowing the rate at which they are lost.
A healthy brain:
Eggs contain vitamins and minerals that are needed for the regular functioning of cells, including the brain, nervous system, memory and the metabolism.
Good energy production:
Eggs contain all the daily vitamins and minerals that are needed to produce energy in all the cells of the body.
A healthy immune system:
Likewise, vitamin A, vitamin B12 and selenium are all key to keeping the immune system healthy.
Lower risk of heart disease:
Having a healthy immune system helps. Choline plays an important part in breaking down the amino acid called homocysteine, which is associated with the development of heart disease.
Healthy baby development during pregnancy:
Nutrients within eggs help to prevent birth defects such as spina bifida.
Lutein and zeaxanthin help to prevent macular degeneration, an eye condition which is the leading cause of age-related blindness. Other vitamins also promote healthy vision.Weight loss and maintenance: the high quality of protein within eggs has been found by researchers to keep people energized and feeling fuller for longer. Feeling full prevents unhealthy snacking and reduces overall calorie intake.