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CHALLENGE POST - The Benefits of Eggs

A large egg contains 6 grams of protein, 4.5 grams of fat (1.5 of which is saturated fat) and 212 milligrams of cholesterol and it supplies 78 calories.  By nature an egg is protein rich, low in sodium and contains vitamins and minerals.  Eggs contain biotin, a B vitamin; calcium and cephalin.  Egg yolk is one of the few foods that contain vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin.  In addition, eggs are inexpensive, delicious and easy to prepare.  I personally enjoy a hard-cooked egg almost every single day for breakfast or a mid-day snack.  I find them easy to prepare ahead and pull out when I am ready to eat one…helping me to avoid other snacks that might not be nearly so healthy for me!  The protein keeps me full longer and moving along until my next scheduled eating time.  So if you enjoy eggs, consider healthy ways to add eggs into your diet.  

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697132 tn?1232385772
I seem to keep following you everywhere on here, lucinda!

haha I must say, Eggs ARE awesome. I didn't know that much about them, thank you for the info! All I knew about them was that they are tasty, easy to make, and that there are thousands of recipe's that you can make using them!
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649848 tn?1534633700
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I keep hard boiled eggs in the fridge most of the time and that's about all my stomach will handle at 4:00 am when I'm getting ready for work.  Eggs are probably ok for most of us, but if anyone has a cholesterol problem, would be best to consult their doctor before eating them daily.  
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483733 tn?1326798446
I love them and used to raise my own exotic chickens and enjoy their fresh eggs - boy do I miss them.  You can now buy eggs with Omega 3 (or 6?) in it.  They feed flax seeds to the chickens and it makes the eggs even more healthier for you.
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461645 tn?1231272614
Love 'em. we get farm fresh eggs from mom and dad, what a wonderful healthy treat!
No carbs there either.

I have an egg scrambled with peppers and veggies almost every mornng. YUM
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I love eggs. In fact I just had 2 hard boiled eggs for breakfast today along with 2 slices of watermelon.
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684175 tn?1295477838
I love hard boiled eggs.  Never though to keep them on hand what a great tip.  Usually I only make it for sandwiches and stuff like that.  I use a lot of eggbeaters with yolk for omelets and scrambled eggs.  I have actually grown to like them.
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Mikeg:  LOL!  You'll have to run fast to follow me!  LOL!  I don't stop for long......

Barb:  I too keep hard-boiled eggs in my fridge.  I rarely boil less than a dozen at a time.  That way I always have them at the ready and can just grab one and go!  I have found that my 15-year-old daughter loves them too and will often eat them over junk that her peers prefer.  

Trudie:  I love those eggs with the Omega.  Whenever they are on sale or I have a coupon I get those for sure!  

Msniki:  Good going!  That's a wonderful breakfast.  Got your protein in.  And the watermelon is super tasty and mostly made of water.  Excellent choice!  

Keynote:  I used to work on a dairy goat farm as a teen and they also had many chickens.  One of my favorite perks was the fresh goats' milk and the farm fresh eggs.  Alas, the big city that I live in now does not have a farm fresh egg anywhere nearby that isn't sold at a store, but those were sure good days!  

Khendrick:  I also use eggbeaters to replace eggs in some baking recipes and such.  But when I just want that boiled egg there is nothing like it.  ; )  

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Funny that you posted that today. I made eggs this morning and put them on toast. Unfortunately for me, eggs make me feel sick and I was feeling pretty awful a couple hours later.

Maybe it was the brand/type. I'll try some organic/omega6 eggs next time! I DO like brown, organic eggs.

Otherwise I just eat a bowl of plain, cold cereal. But I end up hungry pretty quick because it doesn't have enough protein in it.
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