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Eggs = High Quality Protein

Protein is the building block of life. You need a healthy dose of the macronutrient daily to build muscle. Plus, protein gives you energy. A new study from the University of Illinois found the humble egg to be a great source of high-quality protein. Egg protein helps preserve muscle mass and provides steady and sustained energy. The study recommends eggs as a protein source for endurance athletes since eggs are high in the amino acid leucine, which helps muscles utilize the fuel glucose. If you were avoiding eggs for health reasons, it is considered safe to eat six eggs a week.


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AvaLaila AvaLaila 8 years
Sull=full dammit!
AvaLaila AvaLaila 8 years
I love boiled eggs i eat them all the time, it has really helped me to feel sull and not overeat. Plus i think they helped my hair grow lol!
soapbox soapbox 8 years
Love egg whites. I never liked the yokes, cholesterol or not, I always picked it out when I was a kid. Eggs fill you up for hours.
Wild-Magelet Wild-Magelet 8 years
ilanac13, I'm the same. I can't drink cow's milk or eat yoghurt, because it rips my stomach to shreds and does terrible things to my skin, so I would be an incidental vegan if it weren't for eggs and the cheese that I have once a week (because I'll push over old ladies to get to my weekly toasted cheese sandwich on Friday night! :), but I don't think I could give them up. And while I'm a vegetarian for moral reasons, I don't feel guilty about eating local free range eggs and farm-fresh organic cheese. No animals were harmed in the making of my breakfast. :)
Wild-Magelet Wild-Magelet 8 years
I usually eat one egg and one egg white along with a bowl of porridge, flax, raisins and goji berries each morning. Helped me lose 50 pounds and keeps me full for about five hours. :) To be honest, I'm always a bit astonished when I hear people say that they eat four or five egg whites a day. Leaving aside the fact that I think having one yolk a day is actually good for you (I used to be fully on the egg-white-only bandwagon, but I added a yolk back and haven't looked back!), doesn't that get incredibly expensive? Wouldn't you be going through about 30 eggs a week? I buy free range and even a pack of 6 is fairly pricey.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
eggs are one of the main reasons that i can't go vegan. i really do rely on them for protein in my diet...even though i have them only on the weekends.
Spectra Spectra 8 years
I love eggs! I generally make them on the weekends, but sometimes I boil a bunch of them and eat them during the week. I love to cut up a hard boiled egg on a salad. Yummy!
bellabunny bellabunny 8 years
which not whicj. Ug I hate that you can't edit posts for typos.
bellabunny bellabunny 8 years
Is it bad to eat more than 6 eggs a week? I love em and probably eat more than that, with the yoke whicj is probably not good.
Jeny Jeny 8 years
I eat an egg white taco in the morning with coffee every day! I use the carton egg whites with little yolk in each serving
sandy82 sandy82 8 years
I have egg whites everyday and an egg yolk thrown in once a week.
neonbee neonbee 8 years
I should probably eat more eggs since I already don't eat meat.
lilxmissxmolly lilxmissxmolly 8 years
i have an egg about once a week...hard-boiled in a wrap or on a sandwich (i'm a vegetarian). they're full of protein and they keep you full. (and they're delicious!)
michlny michlny 8 years
I am going to consciously try to incorporate more eggs...the studies are overwhelmingly positive...I just hope they're not sponsored by The Council for Eggs! :)
Greentea1203 Greentea1203 8 years
I sometimes eat 4 egg whites a day, sometimes adding a half yolk or whole yolk in. I love eggs with spinach and red peppers.
Kimpossible Kimpossible 8 years
lol I love these "new" studies...
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 8 years
emalove same as me :) I like to maike a nice big breakie either saturday or sunday (sometimes both) to keep my bf and me going all day!
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
I love eggs!!!
missyd missyd 8 years
emalove took the words right out of mny mouth
lemuse20 lemuse20 8 years
Eggs are what helped me lose weight, love em.
miss-malone miss-malone 8 years
No eggs for me..
emalove emalove 8 years
I usually eat eggs on the weekend...don't have time to prepare them during the week. I like mine overeasy!
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