British scientists have found that eggs are not as harmful to health as previously thought. A study by a team from the University of Surrey shows that more than three eggs a week are not dangerous.

Elevated cholesterol can lead to heart problems, but the impact of a diet on its levels is no more than a third of the total influence of all significant factors. Important are the presence of overweight, smoking, consumption of fatty foods and more.

Eggs can be part of a healthy diet, scientists add. Breakfast with eggs can suppress hunger and reduce overall calorie intake during the day. In general, a protein-rich breakfast has this effect, says Maria Fernandez, a professor of nutrition at the University of Connecticut. She studied the level of feeling hungry after eating and energy intake during the day after breakfast with protein-rich or carbohydrate-rich foods of equal caloric value.


He found that the first type provided satisfactory satiety for at least 3 hours after breakfast, as well as limiting total food intake for the next 24 hours. The use of this type of diet has shown a reduction in body weight by 65% ​​more than in cases where a diet with a carbohydrate breakfast. There is no significant difference in lipid profile.


It is known that teenagers usually miss breakfast. This is one of the wrong approaches in modern nutrition, the cause of obesity. Again, the benefits of a protein breakfast have been demonstrated in this age group. The effect is even better when eating solid foods, rather than when consuming protein-rich drinks.