Egg is rich in proteins, and is considered to be a healthy and nutritious food. It is a part of many food preparations and is also used as a home remedy option for skin and hair care.
Eggs are rich in vitamin A, B12 and D. It contains proteins, amino acids and high level of sulphur. It does not contain highly saturated fat and does not add up too many calories on consumption.
Food preparation with eggs is very simple and less time consuming. Boiled eggs for the morning breakfast is a good option. You can also have sandwich with slices of boiled egg. Omelet is another item you can make by adding cut pieces of tomato, onion and spinach to battered egg.
Omelets can be eaten with tomato ketchup or can be stuffed in between bread loaves and eaten. It makes for an energizing and filling breakfast.
Egg is also an important ingredient for protecting your eyesight, since it contains vitamin A and D. It prevents the degeneration of eye tissue and muscles. It is known to prevent the occurrence of cataract too.
It is beneficial for protection and growth of nails, due to the sulphur content. It prevents brittleness of nails and helps to make it strong. In addition, eggs are known to aid the development of brain and improve the functioning of the nervous system. It can also help to prevent clotting of blood and heart ailments.
Egg white and egg yolk are also known to improve the facial skin and hair. A mask of beaten raw egg applied to the hair, moisturizes the hair, and prevents dryness, brittleness and breakage. It also makes the hair smooth and shiny. Similarly, a mask of egg yolk applied to the face makes the skin smooth and gives a glowing and fresh appearance.