May 28, 2024, 12:43 PM IST

10 nutrients in eggs other than protein & fat

Prachi Prakhar

1.  Eggs are wholesome food:  Doctors and experts always advise to eat eggs regularly because of its rich nutrients. With protein and fats, there are various nutrients available which is present in eggs. 

2.  Vitamin D: Egg yolks stand out as a natural source of Vitamin D, crucial for bone health, muscle function, and immune support.      

3. Vitamin B12: Vitamin B12 plays a vital role in body functions such as RBC formation, DNA synthesis, and immune system maintenance.     

4. Choline: It is an essential nutrient, which is critical for brain development, liver health and cognitive function. It provides huge amount of benefit during pregnanacy.

5.  Iron: A fundamental dietary mineral, serves crucial roles in oxygen transport, energy production, and overall vitality. It also prevent from Anemia, which arises due to iron deficiency.    

6.  Lutein and zeaxanthin:  A powerful antioxidants crucial for cellular protection and eye health. It also reduces the risk of cataracts.

7.  Riboflavin: Also known as vitamin B2, it plays a critical role in cell growth, energy metabolism, vision, and nervous system function. Also it acts as an antioxidant.

8.  Vitamin A:  Retinol and carotenoids are the form of vitamin A, contained by eggs which is important for vision, immune function and skin health.

9. Vitamin E: It has benefits of antioxidant properties that play a vital role in maintaining a good health. Additionally, vitamin E supports immune function & aids in cancer prevention.

10.  Iodine: It plays a critical role in thyroid hormone production, regulating metabolic rate and supporting cognitive function and brain development.   

Disclaimer: This content including advice gives generic information only and is in no way a substitute for qualified medical opinion.