The new "boiled egg diet" goes too far with this protein-rich food. A restricted new weight-loss practise is gaining traction on social media, say two dietitians. Diet of cooked eggs?
The boiled egg diet is generating interest online, according to Women's Health. Not what it sounds like (fortunately). It's not only cooked eggs, though.
The boiled egg diet also contains lean proteins, non-starchy vegetables, a few fruits, and minimum fats.
The plan asks for two eggs with fruit at breakfast, then veggies with eggs or another lean protein for lunch and supper.
When you cut off carbs, you lose weight—but not in a healthy way. The boiled egg diet lacks essential nutrients.
Dietitian and nutritionist list things off limits on the boiled egg diet: "The diet recommends avoiding processed meals and vegetables including potatoes, maize, peas, and legumes.
Bananas, pineapple, mango, dried fruits, and sweetened drinks are forbidden."
A new study emphasises the importance of whole grains for cardiovascular health and weight loss.
Several hard-boiled eggs a day is excessive. Most diets aren't sustainable.
Eggs are a source of cholesterol and saturated fat, notwithstanding their health advantages.