Can Eggs Improve Cognitive Function?

Many reasons exist to start eating eggs daily. They may reduce inflammation, increase muscle, 

and boost immunity. Eggs may increase cognitive function, which may satisfy your brain, according to a recent study.

Nutritional Neuroscience released a study with 79 18-75-year-olds. Participants underwent cognitive function tests throughout the trial.

The results showed that eating eggs and egg protein hydrolysate NWT-03 did not increase psychomotor vigilance but did improve anti-cue reaction time.

"This is a very interesting study because it dives deeper into the beneficial chemical makeup of eggs and how egg protein hydrolysate,

which results from breaking down the egg protein, may be beneficial to health," Kiran Campbell, RD, tells Eat This, Not It suggests NWT-03

hydrolysate can boost executive function. Self-regulation, creativity, attention span, reasoning, working memory, inhibitory control, and mental flexibility

"However, while the findings are positive and promising, it's difficult to say whether the benefits are strictly from the egg protein itself, as eggs

have other components shown to benefit brain health and cognitive function," Campbell adds. This is in the egg yolk. For years, we thought

eating too many whole eggs, especially the cholesterol-rich yolk, was unhealthy. Over the past decade or so, we've learned that cholesterol levels are unrelated to nutrition.

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