How Many Eggs Should You Eat In A Day ?

Egg is the package of health benefits due to its nutritional value. All essential amino acids are present in Eggs. Whole one egg contains 6g of protein. Eggs contain vitamin A, folate, vitamin B-2, vitamin B-12, phosphorus, selenium, vitamin D, vitamin B-6, magnesium, iron etc.

It’s proven that eating eggs are beneficial for health. But now some questions are come up in your head.. “If eggs are so much healthy, so eating eggs everyday without counting is healthy or not?” Or “How many eggs are good to eat in one day to provide enough nutrition to a body?”

In this article, I’ll discuss the following:

– Cholesterol in Egg yolk

– Body itself produces cholesterol

– Eating eggs in one day

– Health benefits of Eggs

Cholesterol in Egg yolk

Egg has variety of nutrients as i have mentioned earlier. In addition to this, Whole egg contains yolk which raises cholesterol in a body.

As it is said that cholesterol is not good for health, will eating more eggs increase the cholesterol level in the body? Yes, eating more eggs raises cholesterol level in the body. But according to study egg consumption raises your HDL cholesterol, not LDL cholesterol. HDL is a good cholesterol which a body needs.

Body itself produces cholesterol

Cholesterol presents in every cell of our body. Your liver makes about 75 percent of your body’s cholesterol.

If you eat more cholesterol from your everyday diet like eggs, your body produces less cholesterol. Your body has a great wisdom to balance out its cholesterol levels based on your level of dietary consumption.

Eating eggs in one day

The American heart association recommends less than 300mg of cholesterol in everyday intake. One egg has about 185mg cholesterol and if you eat two eggs you have already crossed that limit.

But as i have told you that our body is good at balancing cholesterol levels with our dietary consumption. So eating 2-3 whole egg everyday is good enough. Even if you like to eat more than 3 eggs in a day, you can eat white portion of egg.

Health benefits of eggs

A high-quality egg from pasture-raised hens is one of the most nutritious food you can eat.

In addition to providing high-quality proteins and almost all vitamins and minerals, it also provides special nutrients for eye health. Lutein and Zeaxanthin are anti-oxidants that are very beneficial for eye health.


Based on scientific evidence i recommend to eat 3 whole eggs in a day. Which will be very healthy for you.