Are Eggs Bad for You? The Short Answer is No.

As you may have realized, the egg is a staple food that is commonly incorporated into the keto nutrition plan. Hard-boiled eggs, scrambles, omelets, and frittatas are just the tip of the iceberg—eggs are also key ingredients in keto specialties such as chaffles and keto pizza dough. Time and again, the question, “Are eggs bad for you?” travels through keto circles given the past (and sometimes present) demonization of the whole egg, with emphasis on the yolk. Let’s discuss the components, benefits, and past misconceptions of eggs. What’s in an Egg? Eggs are a nice mix of quality protein and omega-3 fatty acids. Some nutrition and medical circles advise to eat the egg white only but so much of the nutrition is found in the yolk. It is popular belief that the yolk doesn’t have any protein, however, it does contain between 2.5 and 2.7 grams (depending on size) which is around 45 percent of the entire egg’s protein composition. The yolk also boasts the superior omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins A, D, E, B12, and
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