Saturday, October 17, 2009

Yolk Benefits



Have you been avoiding egg yolks because you are worried about your cholesterol count? Well the truth is, the cholesterol in egg yolks is so poorly absorbed that even eating it everyday won't raise levels of the artery-clogging blood fats.

What's more? Yolks are so rich in lutein and zeaxanthin, powerful antioxidants that soak into delicate eye cells, shielding them from UV light. Yolks are yummy and healthy so include them in your diet, your eyes will thank you later on. Because according to experts, consuming five yolks a week could help slow the growth of cataracts and cut the risk of macular degeneration by 42 percent or more.

13 comments:

Poetic Shutterbug said...

Thanks so much for this info. I had no idea they had these benefits. I've been restricting my eating eggs so this is great news.

Brochure Printing said...

The cholesterol level of regular egg yolks are indeed high. Despite that, we can eat eggs at least once, everyday. And thanks for the additional info, btw. :)

_el@i_ said...

thanks for the infor liz! my kids so love the egg yolks but I limit them! no need pala ;)

Beng Gee said...

Takot na ko sa cholesterol kaya super avoid ko ang yolks. Oks lang pala. TY again for the info.

Btw, kasama ka pa rin sa tag ko, Liz. he he..

Jan from BetterSpines said...

It's my understanding that an egg in its entirety is a totally healthy food. The white and the yolk balance each other. Notice how things which were "bad" are now no longer bad? Like avocados. We need some fats in our diet in order to remain healthy.

Me said...

I don't avoid egg yolks yet but I think I eat too many eggs already. Sooner I have to slow down...

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My Children N Me

Raft3r said...

seriously?
kasi my nieces and i love eggs
everyday kasama sa meal namin yan
buti naman at walang epekto sa cholesterol sila
hehe

Ahmad kirom said...

yes,..i like it..coz that egg make my body healthy

Ahmad kirom said...

yes,..i like it..coz that egg make my body healthy

Tellie said...

Thanks for the info. But I don't like eggs, lol.

ginabeloved said...

ah so sad, I don't eat egg yolk, I only eat the egg white. from now on, i'll learn to eat the egg yolk. ^-^

thanks

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santa said...

As a food, yolks are a major source of vitamins and minerals. They contain all of the egg's fat and cholesterol, and about one fifth of the protein. If left intact while cooking fried eggs, the yellow yolk surrounded by a flat blob of whites creates the distinctive sunny-side up form of the food. Mixing the two components together before frying results in the pale yellow form found in omelettes and scrambled eggs. Thanks.
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