4 Side Effects Of Eating Raw Egg Whites Daily

Raw egg white health risks: Egg whites can also be a health hazard, learn its four side effects

Tavishi Dogra
Written by: Tavishi DograUpdated at: May 26, 2020 13:27 IST
4 Side Effects Of Eating Raw Egg Whites Daily

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Side effects of eating raw egg white: The egg is considered most popular at breakfast. The raw egg whites contain 10 per cent (10%) protein and 90 (90%) per cent water. Eggs contain many nutritional elements such as potassium, magnesium niacin and sodium. The egg's inner part called yolk contains nutritious elements like vitamins, iron, zinc and phosphorus. Many of the ingredients in eggs are very useful for healthy heart, blood pressure disease and diabetes disease. Whether you boil eggs or make an omelette, you must know that the consumption of raw egg white causes many side effects on your body, it causes damage to your body. Due to its intake, many types of allergies and problems also occur in the body. Despite being fat-free and low calorie, it is harmful to health. 

May spread allergic reactions

Some people are allergic to raw egg white. But it is not easy to detect, as its symptoms are body rashes, swelling, redness in the skin, cramps, diarrhoea, itching and watery eyes, etc., due to which the allergy of raw eggs can be detected. Raw egg white causes trouble for people to breathe, drop in blood pressure and feel like unconsciousness.

May cause muscle pain

Eating the white part of the raw egg causes biotin deficiency. Biotin deficiency is also called vitamin B7, and vitamin H. Consumption of albumin present in the white part of the raw egg causes the body to absorb biotin. Due to which there are skin related problems, which cause rashes on the skin of children and seborrheic dermatitis in adults. This also causes problems like muscle pain, hair loss. Excessive intake of albumin present in the white part of the raw egg causes the body to absorb biotin.

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Harmful to Kidney

There is an excessive amount of protein in the white part of the raw egg, due to which it is detrimental to a person suffering from kidney problem. Because the amount of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is low in people due to kidney problem. GFR is a fluid flow rate that filters the kidney. But the protein present in the white part of the raw egg reduces the amount of GFR.

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Salmonella contaminated with bacteria

The white part of the raw egg can also be contaminated with salmonella. Salmonella is a bacterium found in the intestines of chickens. They are also found on the outer shell and inside the raw egg. To eliminate salmonella, cook it for a long time and at a high temperature. Bacteria are also present in the upper part of the raw egg and less boiled eggs.

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Know some facts related to eggs

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  • A study conducted on 40,000 men and 30,000 women found that consuming one egg daily is beneficial for health.
  • Another study states that consuming more eggs increases the amount of LDL and HDL cholesterol, which is harmful to health.
  • Egg consumption depends on the diet of any human being. If a person is consuming healthy food daily, and even after that, he/she consumes more eggs, then it will prove harmful to them.
  • If a person's LDL is increased, then he should not consume eggs. By doing this, his cholesterol level can increase.

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