Seven grams of protein and 85 calories is not the only benefit you reap from chicken eggs. You also get antioxidants, healthy fats, and amino acids. The York also contains choline, a fat-fighting nutrient. Contrary to what you may have heard, the cholesterol in eggs will not make you fat. Other benefits of eating two eggs a day based on recent studies include:
1. Eggs are a brain food
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that men who had one egg a day performed better in cognitive tests than those who didn’t. Harvard Health confirms this by describing eggs as brain food that protects the brain from decline as you age. Mom’s are also encouraged to give babies one egg a day to boost their brain development and function. Choline from the eggs also provides the babies with required nutrients for memory and muscle control.