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    Boiled Eggs


    I get in a 6 egg white omlette every morning. But I"m trying to get in some egg whites before bed. Its a hassle to scramble some up so I boiled a bunch and eat the whites. I know ingesting raw egg whites isn't good as you don't get the full protein content in addition to other things. Is boiling the egg just like scrambling it? Its cooked so it should contain the full content of protein, etc.....

    Just want to make sure....

    Also, any thoughts on a egg white to yolk ratio?

    I'm cutting out yolks because i feel like i get a little bloat when i eat them.

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    Just cook them anyway you like. It does not make a difference, it is just preference.
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    When you say you get bloat from eating the whole egg, are you sure its the egg and not something you're eating with it?

    Eating the whole egg is way better for you than eating just the whites since the yolk is where all the nutrition is.
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    Thanks.
    No I'm just eating the egg when boiled. When i scramble eggs its usually just the whites.

    When you say the nutrition is all in the yolks it brings me back to my two prong question above.

    I've heard people say a good ratio is something like five egg whites to one yolk as you don't want to eat many yolks.

    I don't particularly like including them but what are your thoughts on this

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sketch2000 View Post
    I get in a 6 egg white omlette every morning. But I"m trying to get in some egg whites before bed. Its a hassle to scramble some up so I boiled a bunch and eat the whites. I know ingesting raw egg whites isn't good as you don't get the full protein content in addition to other things. Is boiling the egg just like scrambling it? Its cooked so it should contain the full content of protein, etc.....

    Just want to make sure....

    Also, any thoughts on a egg white to yolk ratio?

    I'm cutting out yolks because i feel like i get a little bloat when i eat them.

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    Dont eat a lot of the yolks because they are bad on the cholesterol.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tagger View Post
    Dont eat a lot of the yolks because they are bad on the cholesterol.
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    Have you not read about this since the 90's lol

    Dietary cholesterol does not directly effect our cholesterol, in fact whole eggs seem to be beneficial.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Driven2lift View Post
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    Have you not read about this since the 90's lol

    Dietary cholesterol does not directly effect our cholesterol, in fact whole eggs seem to be beneficial.
    Nope its been a while haha. Will research how foods don't effect our cholesterol.

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    OP. Just eat a bunch of eggs anyway you want.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sketch2000 View Post
    Thanks.
    No I'm just eating the egg when boiled. When i scramble eggs its usually just the whites.

    When you say the nutrition is all in the yolks it brings me back to my two prong question above.

    I've heard people say a good ratio is something like five egg whites to one yolk as you don't want to eat many yolks.

    I don't particularly like including them but what are your thoughts on this

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    I'm not sure why anyone would recommend a "ratio" of any kind for whites to yolks. Makes no sense to me.

    People still believe that extremely outdated misconception that the yolks are for some reason "bad for you" due to the cholesterol and fat, but that is so far from the truth.

    Dietary cholesterol is beneficial for us to consume, as is fat from the right sources. Eggs are an awesome source of healthy fats and cholesterol, not to mention vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients like choline that you can't get in many other places.

    All of those nutrients are found in the yolks, not the whites. The whites are just protein and that's about it.

    Plus, the yolk is conveniently where all the flavor is.

    Eating just the whites is such a waste of food and nutrition.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tagger View Post
    Dont eat a lot of the yolks because they are bad on the cholesterol.
    What is this, the 80s? That statement has no validity.

    Here are a handful of studies I suggest anyone should read that still think egg yolks are bad for you or that dietary cholesterol is bad for you:

    Whole egg consumption improves lipoprotein profil... [Metabolism. 2013] - PubMed - NCBI

    Angiotensin I Converting Enzyme Inhibitory Peptides from Simulated in Vitro Gastrointestinal Digestion of Cooked Eggs - Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (ACS Publications)

    Egg consumption and endothelial function: a randomized controlled crossover trial

    Consumption of One Egg Per Day Increases Serum Lutein and Zeaxanthin Concentrations in Older Adults without Altering Serum Lipid and Lipoprotein Cholesterol Concentrations

    Eggs distinctly modulate plasma carotenoid an... [J Nutr Biochem. 2010] - PubMed - NCBI

    Dietary cholesterol provided by eggs and plasma lipoproteins... : Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition & Metabolic Care

    Egg consumption and risk of coronary heart disease and stroke: dose-response meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies | BMJ

    International Journal of Obesity - Abstract of article: Egg breakfast enhances weight loss
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sketch2000 View Post
    Thanks.
    No I'm just eating the egg when boiled. When i scramble eggs its usually just the whites.

    When you say the nutrition is all in the yolks it brings me back to my two prong question above.

    I've heard people say a good ratio is something like five egg whites to one yolk as you don't want to eat many yolks.

    I don't particularly like including them but what are your thoughts on this

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    There is no set ratio. The ratio depends on how much fat intake you want in that meal or have left in the day if it is your last meal.
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    Thanks. Great info.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tagger View Post
    Dont eat a lot of the yolks because they are bad on the cholesterol.
    Quote Originally Posted by JXiiXViii View Post
    I'm not sure why anyone would recommend a "ratio" of any kind for whites to yolks. Makes no sense to me.

    People still believe that extremely outdated misconception that the yolks are for some reason "bad for you" due to the cholesterol and fat, but that is so far from the truth.

    Dietary cholesterol is beneficial for us to consume, as is fat from the right sources. Eggs are an awesome source of healthy fats and cholesterol, not to mention vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients like choline that you can't get in many other places.

    All of those nutrients are found in the yolks, not the whites. The whites are just protein and that's about it.

    Plus, the yolk is conveniently where all the flavor is.

    Eating just the whites is such a waste of food and nutrition.



    What is this, the 80s? That statement has no validity.

    Here are a handful of studies I suggest anyone should read that still think egg yolks are bad for you or that dietary cholesterol is bad for you:

    Whole egg consumption improves lipoprotein profil... [Metabolism. 2013] - PubMed - NCBI

    Angiotensin I Converting Enzyme Inhibitory Peptides from Simulated in Vitro Gastrointestinal Digestion of Cooked Eggs - Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (ACS Publications)

    Egg consumption and endothelial function: a randomized controlled crossover trial

    Consumption of One Egg Per Day Increases Serum Lutein and Zeaxanthin Concentrations in Older Adults without Altering Serum Lipid and Lipoprotein Cholesterol Concentrations

    Eggs distinctly modulate plasma carotenoid an... [J Nutr Biochem. 2010] - PubMed - NCBI

    Dietary cholesterol provided by eggs and plasma lipoproteins... : Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition & Metabolic Care

    Egg consumption and risk of coronary heart disease and stroke: dose-response meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies | BMJ

    International Journal of Obesity - Abstract of article: Egg breakfast enhances weight loss
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    Like others have said the ratio is determined by your goals and macro ratios.
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    Agreed. It depends on moderation.
    I'm concerned that I'm eating too many tho...
    I'm eating about 4-6 for breakfast. 2-3 of those are whole eggs.
    Later i may have a few and one yolk. Then at night maybe 4 eggs (1-2) yolks. This isn't everyday but I'd say the average is about 6 a day with about 3 yolks (the rest are all whites). When i started i ate less yolks but are now eating more due to the taste. Too much?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sketch2000 View Post
    Agreed. It depends on moderation.
    I'm concerned that I'm eating too many tho...
    I'm eating about 4-6 for breakfast. 2-3 of those are whole eggs.
    Later i may have a few and one yolk. Then at night maybe 4 eggs (1-2) yolks. This isn't everyday but I'd say the average is about 6 a day with about 3 yolks (the rest are all whites). When i started i ate less yolks but are now eating more due to the taste. Too much?
    No, you're fine. Eggs are no different than any other food. As long as you're balancing everything out, you have nothing to worry about.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JXiiXViii View Post

    No, you're fine. Eggs are no different than any other food. As long as you're balancing everything out, you have nothing to worry about.
    Thank you brother. Just had full labs done so if anything I'll see a change.

    Besides that just chicken breast with some carbs really. Occasional snack here and there. Usually fruit or granola.
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    I've been cutting calories like crazy. Only eating boiled eggs, mostly whites, granola bars, and one large meal of chicken breast with sweet potatoes or whole grain soft tortillas. I've been having around 3-5 yolks per day. Mostly because there the most filing...probably been eating eggs like crazy and changed diet up a month and a half ago. Had labs done a few weeks back. Cholesterol perfect, kidney function fine...labs good
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sketch2000 View Post
    I've been cutting calories like crazy. Only eating boiled eggs, mostly whites, granola bars, and one large meal of chicken breast with sweet potatoes or whole grain soft tortillas. I've been having around 3-5 yolks per day. Mostly because there the most filing...probably been eating eggs like crazy and changed diet up a month and a half ago. Had labs done a few weeks back. Cholesterol perfect, kidney function fine...labs good
    This is funny because I just started doing the exact same thing to cut weight.
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