Eggs are a good source of vitamins and nutrients; the majority of which are found in the egg white. You can cook them in a variety of different ways – poached, scrambled, and fried, to name a few.
They “definitely grew in popularity [in 2016], when the 2015-2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans lifted the decades-old dietary cholesterol restriction of 300 milligrams daily,” says Amy Gorin, MS, RDN, owner of Amy Gorin Nutrition in Jersey City, New Jersey.
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“A large egg provides 6 grams of protein, which is 12 percent of the daily value — the protein in eggs is one of the easiest types for your body to absorb,” Gorin says. “Eggs are full of nutrients, including eye-helping lutein and zeaxanthin and vitamin D, which is helpful for bones.”
Maintain your overall health by consuming essential vitamins and nutrients. Here are 15 ways to eat eggs for dinner.