Eggs prescribed for Covid-19 positive patients

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17th April, 2020 01:00:39 printer

Eggs prescribed for Covid-19 positive patients

1. Health benefits of eating eggs

From a healthy body, strong nails, hair and bones, there are so many benefits to eating eggs on a regular basis.

2. Eggs are super good for your immunity

It would surprise you to know that in a lot of coronavirus quarantine facilities around the world, patients in recovery are offered eggs with their daily meals. In a welcome move, authorities are also providing a lot of healthcare workers and frontline heroes eggs daily to boost immunity.

3. Wondering what makes it so healthy?

Even though there is a broad misconception that eating eggs on a daily basis is not so good for your cholesterol, consuming eggs regularly is an antidote for your immune system!

There's a reason why people who are sick or recovering are asked to eat eggs. From the shell to the core, they come loaded with plenty of nutrients which are good for a healing body.

4. Super nutritious for you

Eggs come packed with a lot of amino acids and antioxidants, which improve your health and keep your immune system functioning in the best way. Each egg (85 calories) pack in 7g of muscle-building protein apart from essential core vitamins like selenium (22%) and vitamin A, B and K. They also contain another nutrient, riboflavin, which is vital for core development and growth. Eating two eggs a day can greatly help fight off infections and keep the body healthy.

5. Helps relieve cold or a flu

Eggs are also a trusted remedy for fighting off a nasty cold or flu infection and has been used in families for hundreds of years now. When you are under the weather, the body needs protective and helpful nutrients to recover faster. Eggs come loaded with zinc, which can speed up recovery and get rid of a cold.

6. Helps in recovery

Eggs can also help provide energy to a recovering body. It contains plenty of B-vitamins, which help the body convert food into fuel and give you nourishing energy to carry through the day. The selenium present in eggs can also help promote good heart health, cut out bad cholesterol and keep lifestyle risks at bay.

7. Don't ignore the yolks!

A lot of people believe that only egg whites are healthy, and skip out on eating the yolk. Egg yolks may weigh considerably high in cholesterol but they are also rich in protein and selenium, which are all important minerals you should be skimping out on. It is safe to eat one yolk everyday.