Hard-boiled eggs are low calories, nutrient-dense food. Consuming up to three eggs per day is perfectly safe for healthy people. Combining them with veggies adds extra fibers and vitamins to the meal. The benefits of eating boiled eggs are:
- Packed with Nutrients: In 78 calories, it packs 6 grams of protein, Vitamin A, D, Zinc, Calcium, B-Vitamins, Riboflavin, Omega-3 acids Phosphorous, selenium, other minerals.
- High-quality protein source – Contains all nine essential amino acids. It helps in Building muscles, Bones, and producing hormones and enzymes.
- Improves brain health – One of Choline’s most concentrated sources plays a crucial role in maintaining a healthy nervous system. Promotes fetal brain and memory development and protects cognitive function in older adults.
- Supports Eye health – Lutein and Zeaxanthin are antioxidants and help slow down the formation of cataracts and defend us against age-related macular degeneration (AMD)
- Helps increase Bone and Muscle Strength – With a consistent fitness regimen, calcium, phosphorous aids in Muscle synthesis. The presence of sulfur helps produce the collagen responsible for the flexibility of bones.
- Great for Sleep and Mood Alleviation – Tryptophane and vitamin B5 increase serotonin production in the brain resulting in overall mood enhancement. Zinc and Magnesium help reduce anxiety and stress alleviation, helping to improve sleep quality.
- Makes Nutrients Bioavailable – the human body can use 91 % of the protein in cooked eggs compared to 51% in raw eggs. It makes Biotin available for absorption, which helps boost immunity, countering premature aging, increasing skin, hair, and health
- Aids in weight loss – High protein content makes it’s highly satiating and helps reduce calorie intake throughout the day. Regular consumption can promote weight loss.
- Lowers risk of heart disease – Rich is HDL “Good Cholesterol” and has minimal effect on blood cholesterol levels. People having high HDL levels have a lower risk of heart disease, stroke, and health problems.
Eggs have lower calories and saturated fat than fried eggs. Hard-boiled eggs have 77 calories and 5.3 grams of fat compared to 90 calories and 7 grams of fat in one large fried egg. The more prolonged and high-heat you use, the more nutrients you lose.