What is the protein with a perfect score of 1.0 on the Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Index, which puts the quality of all other proteins below it? It is the protein found in egg whites. In the German language, “Ei” means egg, and the word for protein is also “Ei”, which implies that when you mention an egg you speak of the most qualitative protein in the world.
The Nutrition Today did a research that analyzed over 25 studies on protein and came to the conclusion that all natural, high-quality proteins in eggs contribute to an increase in strength and energy.
- SUSTAINABLE ENERGY
The proteins in eggs provide a stable and sustainable energy, since they don’t raise the blood sugar, and thereby the insulin levels, which could lead to a counter effect and a loss of energy when sugar levels drop. Eggs are a rich source of high-quality proteins and several important B vitamins which are necessary for the body to generate energy, as well as thiamine, riboflavin, folic acid, B12 and B6.
- MUSCLE STRENGTH
The proteins directly affect the muscles’ mass, strength and function in people of all ages. One egg provides over 6 grams of highly-qualitative proteins (13% of your RDA), which can help build and maintain muscle mass, and help prevent muscle loss in adults.
- GOLD STANDARD PROTEIN
The highly-qualitative proteins in eggs contain all the essential amino acids which are necessary for the body to build and maintain muscle mass. As a matter of fact, the quality of eggs’ proteins is so high that scientists often use eggs as a standard for evaluating the quality of proteins contained in other foods.
Eggs are available and designed to provide you with a high-quality protein. They cost less than the other sources of high-quality proteins. One egg will provide you with a number of important nutrients along with the high-quality protein, including choline, riboflavin and vitamin B12, and all of that with only 70 calories in an egg.