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Eggs contain nutrients not found in many other foods, including vitamin D
A single medium egg contains around 66 calories and some 6.4g of protein
Middle-aged men that regularly consume eggs have a 12% lower risk of strokes
Eggs contain lots of the amino acid leucine, which promotesmuscle growth
They also support brain function in older people, reducing dementia symptoms
Eggs offer so many health benefits they should be prescribed for conditions ranging from diabetes to the loss of muscle and memory, a new study claims.
Their mix of protein, vitamins and minerals is considered so powerful that eggs can be described as natures multivitamin.
The claims come from Scotland-based nutritionist Dr Carrie Ruxton in a research report offering advice to medical dietitians.
A research review highlights that as well as containing high-quality protein and fatty acids, there are a number of key nutrients, including vitamin D, B vitamins, selenium, iodine and choline, which are not present in many other foods.
The findings represent a remarkable comeback for eggs, which carried health warnings for decades based on the mistaken belief that their cholesterol content increased the risk of heart disease.
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