Eggs are among the healthiest foods you can eat.
They are rich in high-quality protein, healthy fats and many essential vitamins and minerals.
Eggs also have a few unique properties that make them egg-ceptionally weight loss friendly.
This article explains why whole eggs are a killer weight loss food.
Eggs Are Low in Calories
The simplest way to lose weight is to reduce your daily calorie intake.
An egg meal commonly consists of about 2–4 eggs. Three large boiled eggs contain less than 240 calories.
By adding a generous serving of vegetables, you’re able to have a complete meal for only about 300 calories.
Bottom Line: One large egg contains about 78 calories. A meal consisting of 3 boiled eggs and vegetables contains only about 300 calories.
Eggs are Very Filling
Bottom Line: Eggs rank high on the Satiety Index scale, which means they may help you feel fuller for longer. High-protein foods, like eggs, may also help you snack less between meals.
Eggs May Boost Your Metabolism
Eggs contain all the essential amino acids, and in the right ratios.
This means your body can easily use the protein in eggs for maintenance and metabolism.
This means that high-protein foods, such as eggs, help you burn more calories.
Bottom Line: A high-protein diet may boost your metabolism by up to 80–100 calories per day, since extra energy is needed to help metabolize the protein in foods.
Eggs are a Great Way to Start Your Day
Eating eggs for breakfast seems to be especially beneficial for weight loss.
Many studies have compared the effects of eating eggs in the morning versus eating other breakfasts with the same calorie content.
Several studies of overweight women showed that eating eggs instead of bagels increased their feeling of fullness and caused them to consume fewer calories over the next 36 hours.
A similar study in men came to the same conclusion, showing that an egg breakfast significantly reduced calorie intake for the next 24 hours, compared to a bagel breakfast. The egg eaters also felt more full (16).
Another study in 30 healthy and fit young men compared the effects of three types of breakfasts on three separate occasions. These were eggs on toast, cereal with milk and toast, and croissant with orange juice.
The egg breakfast caused significantly greater satiety, less hunger and a lower desire to eat than the other two breakfasts.
This impressive reduction in calorie intake was unintentional and effortless. The only thing they did was to eat eggs at breakfast.
Bottom Line: Eating eggs for breakfast may increase your feeling of fullness and make you automatically eat fewer calories, for up to 36 hours.
Eggs Are Cheap and Easy to Prepare
Incorporating eggs into your diet is very easy.
They are inexpensive, widely available and can be prepared within minutes.
Eggs are delicious almost every way you make them, but are most often boiled, scrambled, made into an omelet or baked.
A breakfast omelet made with a couple of eggs and some vegetables makes for an excellent and quick weight loss friendly breakfast.
You can find plenty of egg recipes to try on this page.
Bottom Line: Eggs are inexpensive, available almost everywhere and can be prepared in a matter of minutes.
Take Home Message
Adding eggs to your diet may be one of the easiest things to do if you’re trying to lose weight.
They can make you feel more full and help you eat fewer calories throughout the day.
Furthermore, eggs are a great source of many vitamins and minerals that are commonly lacking in the diet.
Eating eggs, especially for breakfast, may just be what makes or breaks your weight loss diet.
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