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EGGS: all the curiosities ... and cholesterol?

Who was born first? The hen or the egg?

SPOILER: In this blog we will not reveal the answer, but we will reveal some little curiosities about eggs ... and more!

Let's begin:

  • Conditions at the point of sale

Have you ever wondered why they are kept at room temperature in the supermarket? This happens to avoid the sudden change in temperature that would occur during the journey home, if they were kept in the refrigerator. The difference in temperature, in fact, would interrupt the cold chain and humidity, adhering to the shell, would facilitate bacterial proliferation.

  • Force

Thanks to their oval shape, they may seem fragile and delicate, but in reality they can bear several kg thanks to their conformation.

  • Shell

The shell is about 0.3 mm thick and is characterized by pores that allow the exchange of air, for this reason it is advisable to keep them away from other products, to prevent them from absorbing their odor.

  • Freshness

To see if the egg is fresh, you can immerse it in a glass of water: if it floats it means that it is old, if it falls to the bottom it means that it is fresh.

  • Reading the eggs

Do you know that you can trace the type of breeding from eggs?

Well yes, eggs can be read, let's see how:

    Nutritional principles

    Eggs contain a perfect mix of proteins , fatty acids and antioxidants .

    What about cholesterol?

    The cholesterol present in the blood is generally self-produced, therefore, the intake of foods rich in cholesterol and saturated fats increases its blood quantity.

    If present in high quantities, cholesterol accumulates inside the blood vessels, obstructing the normal flow of blood and causing problems in the cardiovascular system .

    Cholesterol supplement

    The active ingredients that contribute to cardiovascular well -being are different, the main ones are certainly Oleuroepin, contained in olive leaves and Coenzyme Q10.

    • Oleuropein

    Oleuropein is a natural molecule useful for maintaining normal levels of cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood.

    Olecol is a natural extract of olive leaves used for its high content of oleuropein. This compound, together with the Hibiscus and Fenugreek contained in Olealipid , have a triple action on the control of blood lipids:

    • Maintains normal cholesterol levels
    • Maintains triglyceride levels normal
    • Prevents oxidation of LDL cholesterol

    In addition, Hibiscus has positive effects on high blood pressure and LDL cholesterol levels, helping the circulation and well -being of blood vessels. Fenugreek , on the other hand, has the ability to reduce the level of sugars present in the blood.

    • Coenzyme Q10

    Coenzyme Q10 is an enzyme useful for slowing down the aging process and protects the skin from free radical damage. This coenzyme is contained in VitaquoreQ10 , together with Hawthorn and Zinc , it is essential for the functioning of the heart muscle . Furthermore, it is useful in cases of prevention of heart disease , hypertension and prevention of neurodegenerative diseases .

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