The egg can be a great recommendation for patients suffering from Diabetes mellitus. With its dense energy nutrients, high and complete protein content, the least amount of carbohydrates and a good amount of fats in egg yolk make it a filling food for Diabetics; thus, they stay full and content and crave less for junk or high sugary foods.
Eggs are rich in potassium that is good for Nerve and muscle health, which is highly crucial for patients suffering from Chronic uncontrolled Diabetes, as the neurological sensations can be lesser compared to normal people. Potassium even helps in lowering the sodium levels, thus maintain the fluid balance and preventing Diabetic Nephropathy in the long run.
The abundance of nutrients like Choline, Lutein, and Biotin present in eggs helps in protection against diseases, improves brain health, and also strengthens hair, skin, and nails. These nutrients indirectly are known to balance Insulin production.
Its always recommended preferring Organic eggs, eggs from Hens grazing on fields, to gain a healthy dose of the omega-3-fattyacids present in eggs. Eggs are rich in fat-soluble vitamins, like Vitamin A, D, and E, which are crucial for the hormonal balance as well as the memory of Diabetic patients.
Diabetic patients are more prone to micronutrient deficiency, and eggs being rich in Vitamins and minerals like iron, copper, zinc etc....are a perfect replacement of the lost minerals in Diabetic patients.
The cholesterol present in egg yolk might a confusing subject, but when the whole diet of Diabetic patients is balanced, filled with more vegetables, whole grains, and devoid of junk foods, high sugary and fatty foods, the cholesterol in egg yolk is actually healthy for them.
Its always better to consult your Doctor, and test your cholesterol levels before including eggs daily.