Busting the most common Egg Myths
Updated: Jul 2, 2019
Eggs are a staple in our diet yet we have so many misconceptions when it comes to the eggs we consume. Here we debunk some of the most common myths of eggs
1. Eggs Yolks are Unhealthy
This is a very common myth. Some research has suggested that eggs may raise cholesterol however, they raise your 'good' cholesterol (HDL) which contributes to reducing your 'bad' cholesterol (LDL). Therefore overall, there is no need to worry about the effects of eggs on your cholesterol when consumed in moderation.
2. Every Egg is a Baby Chicken
Just straight nope! The egg that we use for consumption are non fertilized eggs. An egg is an egg, whether it’s been fertilized or not. This is as true for chickens as it is for people. Women ovulate, and hens lay eggs. The majority of eggs for sale today are unfertilized and couldn’t become chickens even if you wanted them to.
3. Eating Eggs Everyday is Bad for You
Eggs are one of the most nutritious foods, are easy to make, and are budget friendly. Eggs offer many important vitamins and minerals, omega-3 fatty acids, and can help regulate cholesterol levels. It is perfectly safe to eat an egg every day. As long as there is adequate consumption of fruits, vegetables, and other food groups, eggs can be a versatile part of your everyday diet.