(CNN) In some ways, eggs are very good for you. First of all, they are a nutrient-dense food. They contain high-quality protein, meaning eggs offer all nine essential amino acids that can't be made by humans and therefore must come from our diets. Most of an egg's calories, vitamins and minerals are found in the yolk.
Similarly one may ask, are eggs a Superfood?
Eggs are loaded with high-quality proteins, vitamins, minerals, good fats and various trace nutrients. A large egg contains (10): Only 77 calories, with 5 grams of fat and 6 grams of protein with all 9 essential amino acids.
How many eggs can you eat in a day?
Eating up to 3 eggs per day is safe for the majority of the population. People with diabetes may increase their risk of heart disease by eating more than 1 egg per day. However, overall diet quality is far more important to heart health than the number of eggs you eat each day.
Can I eat an egg a day?
So even if eggs cause mild increases in Total and LDL cholesterol levels, this is not a cause for concern (21, 22, 23). The science is clear that up to 3 whole eggs per day are perfectly safe for healthy people who are trying to stay healthy. Bottom Line:Eggs consistently raise HDL (the “good”) cholesterol.