Should we avoid eating egg yolks in summers? Here’s what nutritionists say

Delicious to eat, yet low in price and packed with nutrition. Eggs are a widely-loved food owing to its good taste and versatility in recipes in the culinary world. Storehouse of Vitamin D, Vitamin B, Zinc, proteins and Calcium, eggs keep one’s overall mental and physical health sound and stable. This is the primary reason why nutritionists recommend all to eat eggs.

However, many think that eating more than two eggs during summers can lead to heart burns, acidity issues or may even hamper one’s smooth digestion process. Moreover, God knows why there is a practice of dumping egg yolks straight in the dustbins. Hold on! We humbly appeal to you not to toss away the yolk. Although egg yolks have been under the scanner for some time now, they have a share of immense nutritional value too.

While the white part contains half a percent of protein if considered a whole egg, the yolk contains 90 percent calcium and iron. According to nutritionists, egg yolks are a rich source of antioxidants that prevent one from age-related eye diseases including loss of vision.

In addition, egg yolks contain high levels of good cholesterol and loaded with folate and vitamins, which are beneficial for eye and brain nourishment. Yolks also contain key components like tryptophan, tyrosine and amino acids that protect one from heart disease. However, people with Type-2 diabetes, high cholesterol or blood pressure are advised to consult their nutritionists before consuming eggs. 

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