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Posted by Hazel Oliver
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on Wednesday, 25 April 2012
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Let's Talk Eggs

Did you know that the precious limits on egg consumption due to their cholesterol content have now been lifted

  1. Eggs are a healthy fast food for all the family, add some green vegetables- spinach, kale, green beans and you have a brilliant nutrient dense meal
  2. Eggs contain vitamin A, vitamin B especially B2, B12 including folate, biotin, pantothenic acid and choline, Vitamin E
  3. Eggs are one of the few foods that are a natural source of vitamin D
  4. Eggs contain essential minerals and trace elements, including phosphorus, iodine and selenium
  5. Eggs are one of the most nutritious foods you can buy, a natural source of many nutrients, high quality protein, vitamins and minerals
  6. Eating high protein , such as eggs, may help you feel fuller for longer

Try this for your breakfast - Breaking the fast, the body needs protein to boast start your metabolism.

Start your day healthy:

scrambled eggs - add spinach, kale, asparagus, broccoli, green beans omelette's
add lean meat -chicken, or fish- salmon, mackerel


References:
eggs
Egg - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egg
Folate - http://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/folate-HealthProfessional/
Biotin - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biotin
Pantothenic acid - http://whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=nutrient&dbid=87

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