Eggs are pretty much the gold standard which all other proteins are judged. For starters, they’re cheap! But they are also packed with amino acids, antioxidants and iron, making them a solid investment in your health.
Caged Eggs vs. Free Range Eggs – Nutritionally, What’s the Difference?
Free ranged eggs tend to have a much deeper yellow/orange yolk and a recent comparison of nutritional data found free range eggs had;
Cage-Free vs. Free-Range vs. Organic
5 reasons to eat more eggs
1. Lower stroke risk
Adding an extra 20 grams of protein to your daily diet (three eggs) can slash your stroke risk by 20%, reports the journal of Neurology.
2. Good gut senses
Mixing protein-heavy snacks with exercise increases the levels of good gut bacteria, University College Cork reports.
3. Stronger heart
The tryptophan in eggs helps you produce serotonin, low levels of which are linked to an increased risk of heart attack.
4. No energy slumps
Amino acids help your body make norepinephrine, a chemical that boosts alertness. Eggs provide you with the full spectrum.
5. Sharper brain
Packed with choline, eggs have been linked to better mental functioning and reduced dementia according to the University of Boston.