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Eat an egg a day to stay healthy

  • Veeramalla Anjaiah

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, May 22 2020   /  01:55 am
Hard-core health food: Eggs can be cooked in many ways, but hard-boiled eggs are the safest way to eat them. Boiled eggs are also the best low-calorie option, as it does not use added oil or butter, and all it needs is a dash of salt and pepper to bring out their egg-cellent flavor. (JP/Arief Suhardiman)(JP/Arief Suhardiman)

Hard-core health food: Eggs can be cooked in many ways, but hard-boiled eggs are the safest way to eat them. Boiled eggs are also the best low-calorie option, as it does not use added oil or butter, and all it needs is a dash of salt and pepper to bring out their egg-cellent flavor. (JP/Arief Suhardiman)The COVID-19 pandemic has made us more health conscious. People are now looking at healthy foods, and they want to know more about them.

The other day, my 15-year-old son, while eating an omelet, asked me, “Why should we eat eggs?”

“Eggs are tasty and good for your health,” I told him.

Eggs are ubiquitous and perhaps the oldest food on the planet, as they have been known to human beings for thousands of years.

Health experts often describe eggs as “super foods” or the “perfect food”.

“If there was such a thing as a perfect food, eggs wo...