Magazine article Working Mother

A Half-Dozen Reasons Why You Can't Beat Eggs

Magazine article Working Mother

A Half-Dozen Reasons Why You Can't Beat Eggs

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1 PROTEIN

If you start your weekday with cereal or toast instead of eggs, here's a wake-up call: Did you know eggs have 6 grams of high-quality protein? And did you know a proteinpacked breakfast helps sustain mental and physical energy throughout the day? That's good news, especially if you're a body-building chess champion.

2 GOT CHOLINE?

Eggs are rich in choline, which is a weird word but it's a "good weird" because choline promotes normal cell activity, liver function and the transportation of nutrients throughout the body. Think of it as a commuter train for vitamins and minerals.

3 ZERO CARBS NO SUGAR

Eggs contain zero carbs and no sugar. That means you can eat a wellrounded breakfast during the week without feeling round yourself.

4 AMINO ACIDS

Eggs have all 9 essential amino acids. Seems like a lot but remember - they ARE essential. …

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