How many calories are there in a hard boiled egg?
There are 78 Calories in one hard-boiled egg. Eggs are low in sugar, high in protein and contain 14 grams of total fat.
How Bad Is The Cholesterol In Eggs For Your Heart?
This is an interesting question, because there is a high level of cholesterol in hard boiled eggs. Based on recent research, it seems that "Infrequent egg consumption does not seem to influence the risk of cardiovascular disease." The same study concluded that there was no association with egg consumption and stroke and heart disease.
It is important to note that elevated levels of cholesterol is associated with heart disease. So one does need to make sure to eat a diet rich in fruits and vegetables that help to reduce cholesterol levels naturally.
Do Hard Boiled Eggs Help You Lose Weight?
For those of you following the PEERtrainer Cheat System, you know that your first egg a day is free. Eggs are excellent sources of protein, and when you mix eggs with a little fruit, a lot of greens, some beans and a little avocado, you are getting a lot of hunger fighting nutrients.
A great rule of thumb to figure out "how" to eat eggs is to look at how traditional diets use eggs in their recipes. Chinese cuisine often features one egg cracked into a "fried rice" dish. Similarly, the French feature one hard boiled egg in their "Salade Nicoise."
It makes a lot of sense if you think about it and you want to get in the habit of looking at how traditional recipes combine foods.
Hard Boiled Egg Nutrient Summary:
They are a a very good source of selenium, iodine, and vitamin B2 and a good source of protein, molybdenum, phosphorous, vitamin B5, vitamin B12 and vitamin D.They are a good food for weight loss as well.
Hard Boiled Egg Health Benefits (From WHFOODS.COM)
"Eggs are a good source of low-cost high-quality protein, providing 5.5 grams of protein (11.1% of the daily value for protein) in one egg for a caloric cost of only 68 calories. The structure of humans and animals is built on protein. We rely on animal and vegetable protein for our supply of amino acids, and then our bodies rearrange the nitrogen to create the pattern of amino acids we require."