I agree with Dr. Mercola and what Vital Frams have to say in regards to the value of eggs as a good nutritional food and pasture-raised eggs are in the super-food category because eggs are healthy.
Dr. Joseph Mercola, founder of Mercola.com, an extremely popular website for natural health news, recently endorsed pasture-raised, organic eggs as full of health benefits. As the nation’s leading producer, we are really pleased to see the natural health community acknowledge the many benefits of our favorite superfood!
The idea that eggs, as a source of saturated fats, are unhealthy and promote heart disease is a complete myth…On the contrary, the evidence clearly shows that eggs are one of the most healthful foods you can eat, and can actually help prevent disease, including heart disease.”
“Although egg yolks are relatively high in cholesterol, numerous studies have confirmed that eggs have virtually nothing to do with raising your cholesterol. For instance, research published in the International Journal of Cardiology showed that, in healthy adults, eating eggs every day did not produce a negative effect on endothelial function (an aggregate measure of cardiac risk); nor did it increase cholesterol levels.”
“In a recent study, researchers determined that the yolks from conventional chickens contain Tryptophan and Tyrosine, two amino acids with potent antioxidant properties, which is important for the prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer. Additionally, as a side note, the amino acid tryptophan is also an important precursor to the brain chemical serotonin, which helps regulate your mood, and tyrosine synthesizes two key neurotransmitters, dopamine and norepinephrine, which promote alertness and mental activity. I mention this to remind you that the potential health benefits of eggs certainly go far beyond heart health…”
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So if you eat eggs you can continue to enjoy the taste because eggs are healthy and you can enjoy them all you want. I think I’ll go fix my self an egg sandwich.
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