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Dec 23

How Many Eggs Can You Safely Eat In Day? Expert Reveals The Answer – NDTV

Eating to many eggs in a day may negatively affect your health

Eggsare power-packed with essential nutrients. It is often said that eggs should be your best friend when trying to lose weight. These are loaded with protein and are filling, keeping you full for longer. Consuming eggs for breakfast often keeps you full till lunch. A medium-sized hard-boiled egg is also low in calories. Many also choose it as an evening snack or include it to their post-workout meal. But consuming too many eggs in a day can be harmful to your health. To understand how many eggs you can safely eat in a day, we spoke to Ritika Samaddar who is the regional head of the department of clinical nutrition and dietetics at Max hospital, Saket. Also, know the side effects of eating eggs in excess.

Dietician Samaddar tells, "An egg is a wonder food. It is one of the most nutritious foods on the planet. Egg should be part of a well-balanced diet. One egg has around 200 mg of cholesterol, but research states that intake of dietary cholesterol does not have a direct impact on blood cholesterol. Eggs also contain additional nutrients (MUFA and omega-3 fatty acids) that may help lower the risk of heart disease. Adding eggs to your diet will also provide you protein, choline, vitamin A and D and biotin."

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Eggs are loaded with protein and other essential nutrientsPhoto Credit: iStock

"People, who are trying to consume a healthy diet, should keep the intake of eggs moderate to about 1-2 daily. This will not leave any side effect on the body," adds Samaddar.

Also read:7 Amazing Health Benefits Of Eating Eggs Every Day

Eating too many will have its negative impact too, firstly eggs are high on protein, so eating too many will put a load on kidneys. Also, eggs are non-vegetarian source hence devoid of fibres. Many people are allergic to egg. So, you should be careful in such a case.

Disclaimer: This content including advice provides generic information only. It is in no way a substitute for qualified medical opinion. Always consult a specialist or your own doctor for more information. NDTV does not claim responsibility for this information.

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