If you are already experiencing troubles lowering your blood cholesterol levels, then it is just better to avoid eating too much egg no matter how you cook them whether omelets or hard boiled eggs to avoid a spike in your blood cholesterol levels and other heart diseases, some people believe that the way you cook your egg can reduce its high cholesterol content, there is a myth widely believed that hard boiling eggs reduce the high cholesterol content in egg than any other cooking method, however that is not really true, one large hard boiled egg was found to contain the same amount of dietary cholesterol as one large raw egg.
– How Much Cholesterol In Egg.
One large hard boiled egg approximately contain 186 milligrams of dietary cholesterol while one large scrambled egg contain approximately 170 milligrams of dietary cholesterol, doctors recommend a daily allowance of 300 milligrams of dietary cholesterol per day in order to prevent high blood cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart diseases.
– How Many Eggs To Eat Per Week.
Eggs are highly nutritious and should be included in your healthy diet plane, but to prevent and risks of blood cholesterol spikes and heart diseases, you are recommended to eat four or fewer whole eggs per week, however that restriction is only for the egg yolks which is where cholesterol present mainly in the eggs, if you want to enjoy egg whites, you can eat as you wish, egg whites contain protein and no cholesterol.
– Other Healthy Substitutes.
If you are cautious about cholesterol rich foods, there are other ways to fulfill your needs of protein that don’t include high levels of cholesterol like eggs, beside eating egg whites as you need you can try cottage cheese, yogurt, milk, cheese, meatless soybeans breakfast patties, tofu, chicken breast, nuts, seeds or legumes, all those options are rich in protein with way less cholesterol, in fact plant based protein rich foods like legumes, seeds and nuts contain no cholesterol at all.