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    What do you think about eggs? How important is the egg yolk and how many egg yolks are too much?


  2. Quote Originally Posted by inda11 View Post
    What do you think about eggs? How important is the egg yolk and how many egg yolks are too much?
    I think the egg yolks add a lot of essential fat and nutrients.

    Also how much depends on your diet and what fits in your macros.

    I currently eat 4 whole eggs pre bed.
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  3. Eggs are one of the best complete proteins there is.
    Eggs don't raise your cholesterol, saturated fat does.
    The egg scare was due to a poorly done study in the seventies, and it has taken nearly forty years to shake the stigma.
    Eggs are a great addition to any serious lifters diet, and are very healthy.
    I eat about a dozen eggs a week, I prefer the omega 3 eggs from egglands best.
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  4. Is it true cholesterol you ingest lowers the amount your liver makes?

  5. Quote Originally Posted by 3clipseGT

    I think the egg yolks add a lot of essential fat and nutrients.

    Also how much depends on your diet and what fits in your macros.

    I currently eat 4 whole eggs pre bed.
    I eat 4 whole eggs for breakfast and 5 whole eggs 3 hours before my cottage cheese before bed. Is that too much? There the only fat i have in my daily meals.

  6. Quote Originally Posted by FubarFit
    Is it true cholesterol you ingest lowers the amount your liver makes?
    Apparently eggs is good cholesterol.

  7. Quote Originally Posted by inda11

    I eat 4 whole eggs for breakfast and 5 whole eggs 3 hours before my cottage cheese before bed. Is that too much? There the only fat i have in my daily meals.
    no fish oil?

    why low fat?

  8. Quote Originally Posted by carpee

    no fish oil?

    why low fat?
    I have 1g fish oil a day. I'm trying to clean bulk. Save on the cutting diet because that's so hard to maintain.

  9. 1 g of epa/dha? or fish oil?

    fat is pretty important...

  10. Quote Originally Posted by inda11 View Post
    I have 1g fish oil a day. I'm trying to clean bulk. Save on the cutting diet because that's so hard to maintain.
    Eating fat won't make you fat. In fact it may do the opposite (in moderation of course).
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  11. Quote Originally Posted by carpee
    1 g of epa/dha? or fish oil?

    fat is pretty important...
    Just normal fish oil. It contains epa 50mg and dha 30mg with 500mg of fish oil. Is that allot or do i need a better fish oil?

  12. I do egg whites (around 3-4eggs a day)

    Doesnt yolk spike ure cholesterol ??
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  13. Quote Originally Posted by GQNemesis
    I do egg whites (around 3-4eggs a day)

    Doesnt yolk spike ure cholesterol ??
    Egg whites only contain 3g of protein per egg. Where as whole eggs contain 7g of protein. Its good cholesterol. Plus eating oats and other whole grains help keep cholesterol down.

  14. Quote Originally Posted by inda11 View Post
    Egg whites only contain 3g of protein per egg. Where as whole eggs contain 7g of protein. Its good cholesterol. Plus eating oats and other whole grains help keep cholesterol down.
    Reps

    I was given wrong info I guess lol

    But yeah I love those liquid egg whites .. Makes a nice mrp
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  15. for me, egg yolks are a solid part of a good bulk. how long have you been eating 8 eggs a day?

  16. Quote Originally Posted by @57
    for me, egg yolks are a solid part of a good bulk. how long have you been eating 8 eggs a day?
    For about a week now.

  17. I refuse to believe that eating whole eggs is bad for you. Humans have been eating whole eggs for longer than recorded history. The yolk is what the baby chick feeds on in a fertilized egg, thus it is full of most of the nutrients in the egg. Eating egg whites only is just low everything, and low doesn't necessarily mean better. I also have eaten raw eggs on several occasions and am probably going to make it a daily thing just out of pure convenience.
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  18. Also just found a link to a study about the bioavailability of eggs cooked vs raw that has spiked my interest:

    http://jn.nutrition.org/content/128/10/1716.full

    According to this cooked egg protein digests at a rate of about 90% while raw egg protein only digests at about 51%. This brings up an interesting thought about using liquid eggs since they are pasteurized(thus cooked) meaning that they would be a superior alternative to raw eggs for addition to protein shakes or to be drank standalone for protein.
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  19. Quote Originally Posted by GQNemesis View Post
    I do egg whites (around 3-4eggs a day)

    Doesnt yolk spike ure cholesterol ??
    Eggs in moderation are probably nothing but good for you. I'm not saying make every meal ever 4 eggs, but I frequently eat bacon and eggs and view it as a clean meal
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  20. [QUOTE=SuperPro;3408646]I refuse to believe that eating whole eggs is bad for you. Humans have been eating whole eggs for longer than recorded history. The yolk is what the baby chick feeds on in a fertilized egg, thus it is full of most of the nutrients in the egg. Eating egg whites only is just low everything, and low doesn't necessarily mean better. QUOTE]

    this has always been my thought.

  21. Throwing away an egg yolk is a sin IMO
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  22. Quote Originally Posted by Clemenza
    Throwing away an egg yolk is a sin IMO
    agreed.

    the cholesterol and other nutrients are welcomed.
    cholesterol is important for cells, steroid hormones (test), and vitamin d.

  23. Quote Originally Posted by carpee

    agreed.

    the cholesterol and other nutrients are welcomed.
    cholesterol is important for cells, steroid hormones (test), and vitamin d.
    Definitely.
    I eat between 5 to 10 whole eggs every day.
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  24. Quote Originally Posted by SuperPro View Post
    I refuse to believe that eating whole eggs is bad for you. Humans have been eating whole eggs for longer than recorded history. The yolk is what the baby chick feeds on in a fertilized egg, thus it is full of most of the nutrients in the egg. Eating egg whites only is just low everything, and low doesn't necessarily mean better. I also have eaten raw eggs on several occasions and am probably going to make it a daily thing just out of pure convenience.

    I remember reading something about eating many raw eggs on a regular basis causing lutein deficiency.

  25. Another egg thread!. Add this to the 500 others!

  26. Quote Originally Posted by T-Bone View Post
    Another egg thread!. Add this to the 500 others!
    Better then another pre workout thread...


  27. Quote Originally Posted by T-Bone
    Another egg thread!. Add this to the 500 others!
    Don't comment on it if you don't like eggs

  28. Sometimes I throw out the white and just eat the yellows. FTW
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  29. Never enough
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    Quote Originally Posted by inda11 View Post
    What do you think about eggs? How important is the egg yolk and how many egg yolks are too much?
    as already hit, the yolk is very important - did you know among other wonders in the yolk a dozen egg yolks has about 1g of arachidonic acid? same as xfacor. it oxidizes if you pan fry or scramble them, but if you hard boil you get it all.

    How many is too many? no such thing outside of total calorie count. 3 dozen whole eggs a day as a dozen each of your 3 main meals would be totally fine, there is 0 decent science supporting any risk from that, if anything it would help optimize your hormone levels.
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  30. Quote Originally Posted by EasyEJL View Post
    as already hit, the yolk is very important - did you know among other wonders in the yolk a dozen egg yolks has about 1g of arachidonic acid? same as xfacor. it oxidizes if you pan fry or scramble them, but if you hard boil you get it all.

    How many is too many? no such thing outside of total calorie count. 3 dozen whole eggs a day as a dozen each of your 3 main meals would be totally fine, there is 0 decent science supporting any risk from that, if anything it would help optimize your hormone levels.
    I think you'd just get really sick of eating eggs if you ate that many
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    Quote Originally Posted by Oscar View Post
    I think you'd just get really sick of eating eggs if you ate that many
    same could easily be said about chicken breast
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  32. Quote Originally Posted by EasyEJL View Post
    same could easily be said about chicken breast
    I eat shredded chicken breast (I do this myself) at most once a day and I'm already sick of chicken!

  33. Quote Originally Posted by EasyEJL

    same could easily be said about chicken breast
    Definitely easy to get sick if chicken breast
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  34. yeah gotta switch to thighs once or twice

  35. Grilled chicken breast. You can't go wrong.

  36. I eat so much fking chicken breast I'm surprised I'm not a half chicken half man by now.
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  37. Eggs are key to building solid muscle. Has everything you need for an all day digesting protein. I take a cup of the flavored muscle egg yolks every morning for a slow digesting protein through out the day. Check them out kinda pricey but worth it. Muscleegg.com

  38. I take about 10 egg whites in the morning and 4 whole eggs.

  39. I eat my eggs. I don't know how/why you would say you "take" your eggs.

  40. Quote Originally Posted by T-Bone
    I eat my eggs. I don't know how/why you would say you "take" your eggs.

    Do all you have to offer the forum is to jump around from thread to thread trying to pick on how people phrase their words? Offer something constructive or go away.
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