Eggs are one of the cheapest protein sources in the market, and are also one of the highest quality ones. It's very common amongst bodybuilders, powerlifters and fitness enthusiasts as a staple edible.
With this piece, there are some myths which I would like to debunk.1) Eggs Give You Acne And Pimples
Well, it's not true. You have to get it to check with your dermatologist and get a food allergy test done. There is no evidence yet, so you can't blame eggs here.2) Too Many Egg Whites Harm Your Kidneys
There is a study that claims that if you eat more protein over time, you will not face any kidney issues.
© Thinkstock Images3) Eggs Are Only For Fitness Enthusiasts And Bodybuilders
An egg is a food which can be consumed by anyone. It has no relation with fitness enthusiast or an ordinary human being.4) There Is A Certain Limit To Consuming Eggs
Well, there is no limit when it comes down to consumption. It all depends on your protein and fat intake.
Nutrition facts in an egg
Nutrition facts in an egg white
Here are some top reasons why you should eat eggs when dieting:1) Eggs Are Low In Calories And High In Protein
One large egg contains about 73 calories and has 6g of protein. A meal consisting of 4 boiled eggs and some vegetables contains only about 350 calories.2) Eggs Are Very Filling
Studies have repeatedly shown that egg meals increase fullness and reduce food intake during later meals, compared to other meals with the same calorie content. A high-protein diet has a higher thermogenic effect when compared with a low protein diet.
© Thinkstock Images3) Eggs Are One Of The Ideal Foods To Start Your Day
A study from Nutrition Research in men showing that an egg breakfast significantly decreased calorie intake for the next 24 hours, compared to a bagel breakfast. The egg group eaters also felt more satiated. Furthermore, an egg breakfast caused more stable blood glucose and insulin response, while also crushing ghrelin (the hunger hormone).4) Eggs Are Easy To Cook
Incorporating eggs into your diet is very easy. They are cheap, widely accessible and can be made within minutes. Eggs are scrumptious and you can make them in any form, but fitness enthusiasts often prefer boiled, scrambled, made into an omelette or baked.
Yashovardhan Singh is an online fitness coach with www.getsetgo.fitness, an online fitness platform. Along with lifting weights and building his physique, he is also a motorbike enthusiast, an animal lover. You can connect with him on Instagram or drop him an email on email@example.com.