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Why you should eat eggs any time of day

For which meal are eggs suitable?
For which meal are eggs suitable?
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5:32 PM EDT, June 1, 2024

It took a long time, but eggs have finally shed their false reputation. Nowadays, almost no one believes that they negatively impact cholesterol or need to be rationed. There are no contraindications to eating them daily. In light of this, a question may arise: is it better to include them in a morning or an evening meal? We explain.

Nutritionists believe that we can safely eat one or two eggs daily. There is no need to worry about cholesterol, as eggs raise it only slightly. Although relatively high in calories (one boiled egg has 155 kcal), eggs are not fattening because they are pretty filling.

What is hidden in eggs?

Eggs are a good source of high-quality protein, which is easily absorbed. They also contain cholesterol, which our bodies need, and a variety of vitamins – D, A, E, and B-complex. Additionally, eggs are rich in iodine, phosphorus, calcium, and omega-3 fatty acids. They can be prepared in many ways, from soft-boiled, hard-boiled, and fried to scrambled eggs, which we often choose for breakfast. But is it perhaps more beneficial to eat them in the evening?

Eggs in the morning add energy

Nutritionists argue that it is worth eating eggs at any time of day, as they simply affect us differently. When you choose eggs for breakfast, you provide a large portion of protein, giving you energy and satisfying hunger for a long time. This significantly reduces the tendency to snack before the next meal. Moreover, eggs are an excellent source of vitamins and minerals, giving you the strength to tackle the day's challenges.

In the evening they improve sleep

Eggs for dinner also offer many benefits. First and foremost, they help you fall asleep faster because they contain tryptophan. This amino acid affects sleep and its quality. It's worth eating eggs in the evening, for example, after a workout or an intense day. The protein they contain speeds up the recovery process and supports muscle rebuilding. However, if you have problems with digestion, it's better to avoid fried eggs, as they can be hard to digest.

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