are a nutrient powerhouse.They contain all nine essential amino acids, and both the white and yolk contain this important nutrient.

Though hard-boiled eggs are high in cholesterol, studies show that dietary cholesterol does not negatively impact blood cholesterol in most people. In fact, eggs have been found to improve cholesterol profiles by increasing “good” HDL cholesterol.

Egg yolks are an excellent source of choline, which is essential for brain health and development. They’re also rich in lutein and zeaxanthin, antioxidants that promote eye health.

While hard-boiled eggs are prepared without further ingredients, fried eggs require additional butter or oil — which make them higher in calories. However, fried and boiled eggs are very similar from a micronutrient standpoint.

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