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What’ll Happen to You If You Start Eating 3 Eggs a Day?

Eggs have gotten some bad press over the years for really no good reason at all. Many tout about the fat content. Others scream horror about the cholesterol contained in the yolk. And then there’s the hormones contained inside eggs simply because they come from the the unfertilized cycle of a female chicken. The truth of the matter is, eggs are incredible, and have earned that title just by being themselves. What’s better? You can eat several of eggs a day and reap a whole carton-load of benefits — and that’s no eggs-ageration. In fact, one large hard-boiled egg contains:
  • Vitamin A: 6% of the RDA
  • Folate: 5% of the RDA
  • Vitamin B5: 7% of the RDA
  • Vitamin B12: 9% of the RDA
  • Vitamin B2: 15% of the RDA
  • Phosphorus: 9% of the RDA
  • Selenium: 22% of the RDA
  • Eggs also contain decent amounts of vitamin D, vitamin E, vitamin K, vitamin B6, calcium and zinc
You will also earn yourself This 77 calories, 6 grams of protein and 5 grams of healthy fats. And just to sweeten the deal, we’ve put together a list of some pretty cool things that will happen to you if you start eating not one, but THREE eggs a day.

1. Your HDL “good” cholesterol will go up

So much has been said about high cholesterol, and eggs being a negative factor in that occurrence. However, there is such a thing as good cholesterol, and eggs have plenty of it. In fact, several studies have found that a regular consumption of eggs will cause your HDL (High-density lipoprotein) to go up. This type of cholesterol is needed in your body to carry cholesterol from other parts of your body back to your liver so it can  remove the bad cholesterol from your body.

2. You’ll reduce your risk of heart disease

Having high levels of HDL will help rid your body of LDL, aka, High-density lipoprotein, aka “bad cholesterol.” And as many years of research has found, having high levels of LDL is linked to an increased risk of heart disease. Increasing HDL + decreasing LDL = Happy heart!

3. You will have stronger, healthier muscles

An average large egg contains only 72 calories — most of which are in protein form. Your body needs protein to build and repair muscle cells.  It’s simple, really. Eggs are the perfect fuel for your muscles, so get crackin’.

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