Nutritional Value: Egg White Versus Egg Yolk


Egg White

Nutritional value of egg white:

Egg white is fat-free, low in calories and is a rich source of protein. Egg white is also loaded with sodium, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium and calcium.

Benefits of egg white:

Weight loss is the major reason for choosing egg white and avoiding the yolk. Egg white is excellent for losing weight by prolonging the feeling of satisfaction. Egg white is also an important ingredient for building muscles and gaining weight. It can also be consumed by diabetics.

Uses of egg white:

Egg white is popularly used for the skincare treatments at home. It is great for treating acne, cleansing the skin, and helps to tighten the skin. Apply egg white if you have oily skin; the white of the egg is effective in controlling the secretion of oil on the skin. Egg white is also a good treatment for wrinkles.

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Egg Yolk

Nutritional value of egg yolk:

Egg yolk is rich in cholesterol, but is also a good source of essential fatty acids. It has a higher dosage of calcium, phosphorus, selenium and folate than egg white. The yolk is also rich in vitamin A, iron and carotenoids.

Benefits of egg yolk:

Egg yolk is an incredible ingredient for improving eye health and improving eye sight. It works great for regulating electrolytes in the body. Egg yolk is known to increase testosterone, prevent blood clotting, reduce inflammation and stop muscle degeneration.

Uses of egg yolk:

Egg yolk tis also a healthy and natural ingredient for facials and skincare treatments. It is good for moisturising the skin, treating acne and can be used as a facemask for younger looking skin. Besides skincare, egg yolk is important for preventing hair loss, rejuvenating the hair, prevents dull and dry hair. Egg yolk is also a natural hair conditioner that adds shine to the hair.

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