Are Egg Whites Healthier Than Egg Yolks?
Egg White Vs. Egg Yellow – Egg is one of the most nutritious and easy to make food can be consumed in many forms. Moreover it’s a complete food and good for almost every age group and can be consumed around the year. Let’s know why:
Fat-less and low calorie food contains around 4 grams of protein, 55 mg of sodium and 17 calories. It also contains 1.3 micro grams of folate, 6.6 mcg of selenium, 2.3 mg of calcium, 3.6 mg of magnesium, and 4.9 mg of phosphorus and 53.8 mg of potassium.
Yellow part of the egg contains the saturated fat of egg. It also offers fat-soluble vitamins, essential fatty acids and other nutrients. One egg yolk has around 55 calories, 4.5 grams of total fat and 1.6 grams of saturated fat, 210 mg of cholesterol, 8 mg of sodium, and 2.7 grams of protein.
Many people believe in the myth that egg whites are healthier option and one should avoid egg yolk as it increases cholesterol level.
But according to nutritionists the whole egg is beneficial for health as both has its own benefits. Until and unless there is severe coronary artery disease or high cholesterol problem having two eggs does not disturb any person’s lipid profile moreover it tries to improve it.
Eggs are also the best food for all age group as it acts as a source of protein required by children and youngsters. Also it’s a best food for the people trying to lose weight as after having eggs one feel fuller for long time.
Other benefit of Egg is that it’s available all the time around the year and it can be easily cooked hassle free in less time. It is the easiest snack available.
So seeing it numerous benefits “Sunday ho ya Monday Roz Khao Ande”(Egg) is also recommended by our government.