I’ve always liked eggs—they’re filling and delicious, but for some reason, I just can’t be bothered to make them on the weekdays because I’m too damn busy. At least that’s what I tell myself as I run out the door for work every morning juggling multiple bags and swiping an apple or banana out of the fruit bowl for breakfast.
The problem: When I do this, I am freakin’ ravenous and totally distracted long before it’s lunch time, which sets a bad tone for the rest of the day. So I decided it was time for a change, and that change would be eating some damn eggs. Specifically, 3 eggs every morning for a week.
Why eggs? They’re the perfect little package. Not only are they protein-rich (about 7 grams each), but eggs—specifically the yolks—contain inflammation-fighting omega-3s; vitamins D, E, and B12; and minerals like selenium. Plus, just two eggs a day fulfills half of your daily needs for the memory boosting nutrient choline, which, per recent studies most Americans severely lack.
And for the low cost of a dozen local organic eggs—$5 or less—there was no excuse not to make the switch. Here's what I learned when I did.
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