How to eat “eggs” according to your age?

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As you know, eggs are a good source of protein. In addition to being low in calories It is also rich in various nutrients that are beneficial to the body. Including iron, calcium, phosphorus, choline, vitamin A, vitamin B1, B2, B6, vitamin E, as well as folate, lecithin, lutein,ยูฟ่าเบท and zeaxanthin. In addition, it can be used in various dishes. Every house always has chicken or duck eggs in the refrigerator. At least when you can’t think of anything, you can still use eggs to cook.

How to eat "eggs" according to your age?

However, it is best to eat eggs to get the most benefits. It is necessary to consider the age and health of consumers as important. Dr. Wanaporn Thongchom, nutrition expert, Nutrition Department, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, has provided the following advice:

Pregnant and lactating women

Eggs contain nutrients necessary to promote the development of the brain and nervous tissue of the embryo, including folate, choline, protein and iron, which help prevent abnormalities in newborns. Nutritionists therefore recommend eating 1 egg per day.

6-7 month old baby

For the amount of protein that 6-7 month old babies need each day It is equal to the amount of half an egg. Nutritionists therefore recommend mashing half a hard-boiled egg with rice for the first time. and should be given in small quantities first 

Infants 8-12 months old

When babies start to get older Can increase the amount of eggs Keep it between half an egg – 1 egg per day. 

Children aged 1-5 years, school-aged children, and teenagers

Children from the age of 1 year up to teenagers can eat eggs every day, 1 egg per day.

Working age and the elderly

In the case of good health There is no problem with high blood fat. You can eat eggs every day, 1 egg per day as well.

Patients with various conditions

For patients with high blood pressure, diabetes, and high blood fat. or those at risk for coronary heart disease and high cholesterol It is recommended to consume 3 eggs per week and must take care of other food intake as well. or follow the doctor’s advice

Boiling-simmering is better than frying.

As for how to cook eggs, Deep frying in oil Or fry until fluffy. By using a large amount of oil. It will have more negative effects on your health. This is because oil that is saturated fat is often used for frying, such as palm oil, which can cause high blood fat as a result. If you want to fry, you should use a small amount of oil. But if it’s good for your health, you should boil or stew it using only a little oil.

You shouldn’t eat raw eggs!

Dr. Wanapon recommends that consuming good eggs is eating eggs that are cooked and has not undergone processing So you will get the most benefit. Because raw egg whites contain avidin. This can prevent the absorption of a vitamin called biotin or vitamin H.

Biotin is a vitamin that helps nourish hair, nails, and skin to be strong and healthy. It also helps in the functioning of the nervous system. energy metabolism system as well as various cells within the body and is involved in controlling fat metabolism as well Eating raw eggs blocks the absorption of biotin. Therefore, it may result in hair loss. flaky skin and nails are not strong