Eggs provide many health benefits, but too many eggs can raise your risk of heart disease. The protein in eggs provides essential amino acids and nutrients such as biotin, selenium, iodine, potassium, phosphorus and vitamins B12, A and D. Egg yolks are also high in lutein and zeaxanthin, which can help protect against age-related macular degeneration.

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