#HEALTH: Group urges Nigerians to eat eggs daily to boost immunity- COVID 19
The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) has encouraged the inhabitants of Nigeria to eat eggs every day to increase their immune system against COVID-19 and different sorts of viral diseases.
The Leader of the association, Ezekiel Ibrahim, gave the advice in a phone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja.
“To build your immunity towards any disease, together with COVID-19, devour an egg a day,” Ibrahim said.
According to his words, people can combat any disorder through regular consumption of eggs as a basic issue of meals that consists of essential nutrients and nutritional vitamins required by means of the body.
He in particular described eggs as a proper immune booster, in particular against the backdrop of the modern global pandemic.
“I urge participants of the public to make egg section of their daily diet. It is a properly supply of protein and other key nutrients that the physique requires to remain healthy.
“It is very important in combat this COVID-19 pandemic. You can eat an egg per day, and there is no limit due to the fact egg is precise for everybody, both the young and the old.
“It is very important to inspire consumption of eggs; the authorities can even add it to the palliatives being given to the vulnerable, the security operatives and the frontline fitness workers, airport people and those workers in correctional facilities.
According to Web MD achieves, one egg has seventy five calories and seven grams of gorgeous protein, 5 grams of fats and 1.6 grams of saturated fat, along with iron, vitamins, minerals and carotenoids.
“Egg is a powerhouse of disease-fighting nutrients, like lutein and zeaxanthin, which can also minimize the hazard of age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in older adults,” Mr Ibrahim added