REA­SONS TO BE EGG-STATIC

Hindustan Times ST (Jaipur) - Hindustan Times (Jaipur) - City - - Time Out -

Man­jiri Pu­ranik, nu­tri­tion­ist and weight loss ex­pert lists some rea­sons why eggs hold a vi­tal po­si­tion in ma­jor diet charts:

Brain health: Eggs con­tain im­por­tant vi­ta­mins and min­er­als

Healthy im­mune sys­tem: Vi­ta­min A, vi­ta­min B-12, and se­le­nium are key to a strong im­mune sys­tem

Lower risk of heart disease: Cho­line plays an im­por­tant

Healthy preg­nancy: Nu­tri­ents within eggs help pre­vent con­gen­i­tal dis­abil­i­ties such as spina bi­fida

Eye­sight: Lutein and zeax­an­thin eggs help pre­vent mac­u­lar de­gen­er­a­tion, the lead­ing cause of age-re­lated blind­ness.

Weight loss: Pro­tein helps you feel­ing en­er­gised and full for longer.

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