LCHF foods that I love – eggs

“Embrace eggs. They’re healthy, satisfying and very good for you.”

– Professor Tim Noakes

 

Eggs are probably the most nutritionally complete food in the world. If we take a look at the nutrients in just one egg, it is obvious that eggs are the ultimate vitamin and mineral supplement. I never eat a single egg but rather a couple at a time.

Here’s what one egg contains:

  • Selenium: 23% RDA
  • Riboflavin: 14% RDA
  • Vitamin B12: 11% RDA
  • Phosphorus: 10% RDA
  • Pantothenic Acid: 7% RDA
  • Folate: 6% RDA
  • Iron: 5% RDA
  • Vitamin A: 5% RDA
  • Vitamin B5: 5% RDA
  • Zinc: 4% RDA
  • Vitamin B6: 4% RDA
  • Vitamin D: 4% RDA
  • Calcium: 3% RDA
  • Copper: 3% RDA

Eggs also provide the most bio-available protein of all food and they’re high in healthy fats.

Lutein and zeaxanthin are two of the many anti-oxidants found in eggs. These protect our eyesight and reduce the risks of macular degeneration.

Choline is present eggs and protects against adverse conditions such as diabetes and DNA damage.

Eggs are affordable to nearly every food budget.

Anyone can learn to cook eggs, such as this simple omelette cooked in coconut oil and filled with steamed spinach and feta cheese. The options are endless!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s