Are omelettes healthy?
Nutritional properties of an omelette
OMELETTES FOR HEALTH
Is it worth eating omelettes
Eating an omelette is something deserving consideration for some people, specially those who, as they say, do not want to be fat or those who think they must not eat egg dishes because eating eggs is going to increase his/her "bad cholesterol" levels.
Questions that people ask about omelettes?
Many people usually ask themselves:
Are omelettes a healthy dish?
Eating omelettes will increase my cholesterol?
Will I become fat if I usually eat omelettes?
How can I reduce cholesterol in omelettes?
Let's try to answer all these questions
An example of a vegetable omelette:Zucchini omelette with onion
What are the nutritional properties of omelettes?
What about cholesterol in eggs?
However, despite its "bad reputation", egg yolk contains nutrients that are important for health. Among others, it is rich in lecithin, vitamin A, vitamin D and vitamin K, which helps the brain function, improve vision problems, strengthen bones and blood clotting, respectively. So, eating eggs in moderation, is healthy. (See properties of eggs in the listing above)
A vegetable omelette. Balancing omelette cholesterol with fiber
Because the egg yolk is rich in cholesterol, to balance this recipe, we must take it with a plant food such as, for example, squash, onions, spinach, accompanied by a low fat salad, etc. The fiber in these foods will help balance the diet.
A vegetable omelette is a simple and easy dish that accepts many variations
What about the caloric content of an omelette?
Considering the calories an omelette gives us, it is a safe dish for lunch, since it will help our brains work better during the day. (Egg yolk provides many calories because of its fat content).
Conclusions about eating omelettes
In short, this dish is very suitable for delivering quality protein in every balanced diet. We must be careful to not take more than 5 eggs a week.
In vegetarian diets, if you reach this amount, remove the yolk and take only the egg white the rest of the week. Another option is to choose lean protein sources like tofu.
More information about egg properties in the listing above.
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This material is for informational purposes only. In case of doubt, consult the doctor.