As you already know, eggs are a very common staple food in Nigeria and the world at large. The fact that it is a primary condiment in the making of most of our confections, and snack foods is further proof of it’s high consumption.
It is no doubt, a very necessary appetizer prior to main course meals, it is tasty whichever way you choose to serve it, whether as fried eggs, boiled eggs, baked or as omelets and many more. It is a high protein and fatty food, hence most hypertensive as advised to consume minimally due to the danger of building up fat sedimentation in blood vessels.
Now, the eggshell has got to get some credit. It’s about time we get more acquainted with its awesome role and benefits asides that, it keeps the wholesome part protected.
Eggshells have a thin outer coating called the bloom, which prevents bacteria from getting inside the shell. Underneath the shell is a membrane that separates the eggshell from the albumin or egg white.
1. Eggshells are a great source of dietary calcium
Moreover, the calcium from eggshells is better absorbed by the body than unadulterated calcium carbonate.
2. Eggshells may improve joint health
However, more research is needed in this area to determine the effectiveness of eggshell membrane supplementation in joint health.
3. Eggshells help strengthen the bones
Eggshell powder, which is basically crushed eggshells, consumed as a calcium supplement, has shown significant and beneficial effects in decreasing bone loss.
After reading this article, you will realized that, you have actually been throwing away the solution to your garden pest that, prevents you from eating healthy vegetables.
Don’t throw your eggshells anymore because they are good pest repellent for your garden. Scatter crushed eggshells on the leaves and around your garden and send the pest back where they came from.
Final word: Eggshells are a cheap and effective source of dietary calcium. So, if you have trouble meeting your calcium needs, supplementing with eggshell powder may be an effective way to meet your needs.
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