Why we are fans of egg yolks!
Eggs are a real powerhouse! And most of the good properties are mainly in the yolk, but unfortunately many people still think too negatively about yolks.
Resistance to yolks
For decades, egg consumption has been negatively emphasized. It was mainly believed that yolks should be avoided due to their cholesterol content. However, new research shows that there is no link between egg yolk consumption and cholesterol increases, the yolks may even improve health.
In addition, whole eggs have an incredibly high nutritional value and provide a whopping 13 essential nutrients!
Egg yolk is a superfood and whole food. Eggs are full of good fats and proteins and fit perfectly in a paleo and carnivore diet! The vast majority of the nutrition in eggs is concentrated in the yolk. In the yolk you will find 54 calories, 4 grams of carbohydrates, 2.7 grams of protein and 4.5 grams of total fat
In addition, the yolk is filled with vitamins and minerals. The most important are the B vitamins, choline and selenium. Choline aids in the normal function of the brain, nervous system and cells, while selenium contributes to bone health and energy production
- Eggs are one of the most nutritious foods you can find. Eggs are filled with vitamins and minerals, including:
- Choline, Choline is a very underrated B vitamin that supports a number of bodily functions
- Vitamin D, Vitamin D promotes mineral absorption, builds strong bones and teeth
- Carotenoids Carotenoids, such as lutein, are powerful antioxidants.
- Vitamin B12, Vitamin B12 is only found in animal products - which is why chicken eggs are a good source of this vitamin if you are a vegetarian.
- Vitamin E, Vitamin E plays a role in beautiful, smooth skin and normally functioning eyes
- Omega-3 fatty acids, eggs contain a mixture of monounsaturated fats, saturated fats and polyunsaturated fats. The omega-3 fatty acids contain ample amounts of DHA and ALA
- Amino Acids Eggs contain all nine essential amino acids including leucine, histidine, isoleucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, threonine, tryptophan and valine.
- Folic Acid, Folic acid helps build red blood cells, which carry oxygen to your body.
- Thiamine or vitamin B1 converts food into energy and supports the normal functioning of the nervous system.
- Minerals, eggs are packed with vitamins such as phosphorus, magnesium, calcium and potassium.
Choose organic eggs
With organic chickens, the emphasis is on the health of the chickens. The living environment is designed in such a way that the chickens can express natural behavior and are less likely to suffer from diseases.
Organic chicken feed
The feed of organic chickens consists exclusively of organic grains and grasses, which have not been genetically modified and no pesticides have been used. When keeping organic chickens, the emphasis is on their natural health without interfering too much. Therefore, organic chickens and eggs are free of antibiotics, hormones or other by-products intended to help the chickens grow faster.
Healthy eggs are organic eggs!
Healthy eggs are eggs that have undergone minimal human intervention and where the free course of nature is preferred.