Eggs are Superfoods!


Ignore this if you are allergic to eggs, as this might make you sad. First of all, unless your physician has told you to avoid eggs due to an allergy, sensitivity or cholesterol issues, eat the entire egg. Egg whites alone do not count, and fake eggs, well, they are fake. The egg yolk is a power house when it comes to nutrients. Eggs are a great source of protein. They can reduce blood pressure. We need healthy amounts of cholesterol. Eggs can reduce the risk of cancer and developing eye problems. Eating eggs has been linked to weight loss. Eggs contain the following nutrients: Choline 26.5%-tryptophan 25%- selenium 22%-iodine 18%- vitamin B2 15.2%- protein 12.5%-molybdenum-11.3%-vitamin B12 9.1%-phosphorus 8.6%-vitamin B5 7%-vitamin D 6.6%. Notice all of the B vitamins, which stress severely depletes. Eggs aid cognitive functioning, reduce inflammation, and can prevent blood clots. There are probably many more benefits, but this is enough to know why eggs are considered a super-food. And eat the entire egg. Egg whites, really?



Dr. Umfer is a licensed clinical psychologist and forensic psychologist in Tampa Florida. She specializes in weight loss and forensic evaluations, such as sex offender risk assessments, psychological evaluations for substance abuse, competency, fitness for duty, immigration etc. She has certifications in fitness and nutrition, clinical hypnotherapy and as a meditation instructor. She identifies herself as a Forensic Evaluator and Weight Liberator and strives to help clients become "Umferized" aka empowered and fulfilled.

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