Eggs For A Healthy Heart – And To Prevent Cancer too

Eggs have antioxidant properties and hence are good for the heart. Perhaps they can prevent cancer too, say researchers. Already eggs are known to be an excellent source of proteins, lipids, vitamins and minerals. But their antioxidant value is a newly discovered virtue.
After analyzing the properties, the researchers determined that two egg yolks in their raw state have almost twice as many antioxidant properties as an apple and about the same as half a serving (25 grams) of cranberries. However, when the eggs were fried or boiled, antioxidant properties were reduced by about half, and a little more than half if the eggs were cooked in a microwave. Read more…
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