A large number of proteins and vitamins in the egg make it one of the most nutritious foods on the earth. The bonus is that it contains only 70 calories. The egg is one of the best foods when it comes to weight loss. Eggs have nutrients that help the body to heel and recover fast. Eggs make the hunger go, so the eggs are very helpful during the military diet.
Another plus point with eggs is that they are very economical. Even any person can afford it. I won’t feel shy in saying that, an egg is the nutrition filled blast that too in a very low budget. A new study shows that the people who use eggs in the breakfast remains fuller and tend to make healthier choices for the rest of the day.
Is Egg Yolk Good or Bad
People usually think that the yolk is not good for health. It contains a lot of cholesterol, fats and blah blah blah, so they avoid the yolk when using the eggs. ‘Yolk is bad’ I don’t think it is anything but a myth. The truth is that yolk is the most nutrient part of the egg. It contains a lot of proteins, vitamins and calcium and iron that are necessary for our body.
It is true that the yolk contains cholesterol but the positive aspects are way more than that.
Why Do You Need Eggs on The Military Diet
As eggs contain very low calories so it is very much helpful during the military diet. You should have only 1300 calories intake, you can take advantage of egg’s weight.
As eggs enable the human body to heal and recover fast, so it is great to have eggs in the military diet.
Another benefit comes with eggs in a military diet is that eggs keep the hunger away. As we take a comparatively low number of calories on the military diet, so it is good to have the eggs to make it balance.
How to Use Eggs on The Military Diet
There are different ways to use the eggs on the military diet.
To boil the eggs, have a pot of water, put the eggs in it and boil it. Wait for the 10 to 12 minutes and you have your boiled eggs. The boiled or hard-boiled egg contains very low fat (only 5 grams) and round about 78 calories. The best way to enjoy the boiled egg is to use it with salt and pepper. Just boil as many as you want to in one time that’s the bonus point about boiling the eggs.
Normally eggs are fried with cooking oil. But to get maximum of fried eggs on the military diet, you must fry it without oil. Just spread the egg on the non-stick pan and boom, you get your non-oily fried egg.
Poached eggs can be made by opening the shell of eggs and putting in boiling water. The benefit comes with poached eggs is that it doesn’t contain the extra calories which are expected to be present in case of cooking in the oil.
It is very easy to cook the scrambled eggs. Just scramble the eggs with other ingredients like meat, vegetables, cheese or diced potatoes in the pan. I think it is one of the tastiest recipes of the eggs. But keep in mind, it is not the best option to choose for the eggs on the military diet.
Omelet can be made by mixing and cooking egg in the pan with the different ingredients like cheese, vegetables, meat or anything you want.
During the military diet, omelets are not recommended and experts advise to avoid them.
Military Diet Substitutes for the Eggs
It’s obvious that egg is food not for everyone. Some or allergic to it or like to stay away from them due to other health issues. We highly recommend not to use substitutes for the eggs if you are not allergic to it. The reason is that there are fewer foods on the earth that comes with a blast of nutrients, that too in very small size. But still, if you don’t want to use eggs due to any of the reasons, there are substitutes for the eggs which don’t disturb your military diet plan.
The Military Diet substitutes for the eggs are:
- ¼ cup of nuts
- 1 chicken wing
- 1 glass of milk
- 2 slices of bacon
You can also read the complete article on the Military Diet Substitutes.