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5 reasons to eat more eggs, boost your fitness and weight loss efforts

Eggs are a great weight loss food as well as rich in nutrients that help you stay fit and power your exercise routine. Here are 5 benefits that you need to know about.

fitness Updated: Aug 15, 2018 14:12 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
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Eggs are also a great source of Vitamin B complex, Vitamin D, B6, B12 and several minerals. They also keep you satiated which helps in weight loss. (Shutterstock)

Eggs are a superfood that are rich in protein but low in calories, which means it can fuel your workout while not affecting your weight loss plans. Eggs are also a great source of Vitamin B complex, Vitamin D, B6, B12 and several minerals. It is also the perfect breakfast food for you as it can power you through the morning.

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Here are some of the benefits of eating eggs that you need to know about:

* Eggs are essential for various vital metabolic processes in the body as well as normal cell function, growth, and energy production.

* The iron content of egg yolk can be easily assimilated and digested by the body.

* Eggs are nutrient-dense and filling, which makes it an ideal diet food. It reduces appetite and increases fullness, compared to foods that contain less protein.

*Eggs contain lutein antioxidants that reduce chances of major eye disorders. Lutein is also a factor that helps to keep your brain healthy later in life.An egg a day can also cut down risk of stroke by 12%.

* While it is high in cholesterol, it does not raise your cholesterol levels.

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First Published: Aug 15, 2018 14:11 IST