For decades eggs have been consumed with caution. Eggs are often accused of raising cholesterol and increasing your risk of heart disease. However, science now confirms that these concerns are, in fact, unfounded. Eggs are actually a nutritional powerhouse that won’t raise your blood cholesterol.
The incredible egg’s reputation as a great protein source has not only been saved, but given new life One large egg contains six grams of muscle building protein and every essential amino acid. Satisfying, protein-rich meals promote appetite control and weight loss.
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But it doesn’t stop there. One large egg also contains 13 vitamins and minerals—all packed into just 70 calories. One of the few food sources of vitamin D, eggs provide the sunshine vitamin that helps boost bone health and calcium absorption.
So don’t demonize eggs, embrace them!
These are eight recipes perfect for the egg lover on a weight loss mission:
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1. Not So Devilish Deviled Eggs >
2. Delicious Veggie Omelet Muffins >
3. Veggie Quinoa Breakfast Bake >
4. Easy Loaded Omelet Muffins >
5. Thanksgiving Breakfast Cups >
6. 5-Ingredient Veggie Frittata >
7. Skinny Avocado Egg Salad Sandwich >
8. 3-Ingredient Banana Pancakes >
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