Do Not Throw Out Your Eggshells

Finding a food with a content of 90% calcium is just fabulous because it is the most abundant mineral for the human body! The egg shells are probably the most richest natural source in term of calcium! This mineral is not just important for our bones and teeth, but it is also necessary for a healthy muscles and nerves.
Thus, at any age, it is essential to ensure continuous and adequate calcium. The recommended dietary allowances differ depending on age. According to ANSES (National Agency for Sanitary Security of Food, Environment and Labour), the recommended intakes are:
  • 500 mg / day for babies
  • 700 mg / day for children aged 4 to 6 years
  • 900 mg / day for  children aged 7 to 9 years
  • 1200 mg / day for 19 years
  • 900 mg / day for adults
  • And 1200 mg / day for women over 55 years (after menopause) and for elderly people

The eggs have been the subject of research of several studies. Not only has it been proven that these shells strengthen bone density, but will help relieve digestive problems also. But be careful! You must use the organic eggshell and not those issued from artificial incubation.
In this article you will learn how to use eggshell in your diet, as well as recipes that you can prepare according to the effect you want on your body.
How to use eggshell in your diet?
Preparation
- First, you need to boil your eggs for 10 minutes to eliminate harmful bacteria.
- Cool the eggs at a room temperature.
- Spread the egg shells on a mold and put it in the oven preheated to 100 ° C. Cook for 15 minutes.
- Then crush eggshells, while keeping the membrane that is rich in nutrients, and grind them in a coffee grinder or food processor to a fine powder.
- Keep the powder in a glass jar to serve as a natural supplement of calcium and magnesium to your dishes.
Ho To use 
Half a teaspoon of shells egg powder a day is equivalent to about 1000 mg of calcium.
You can add this powder to your drinks, cereal, smoothies, soups and stews.
But be careful not to exceed 1000 mg of calcium daily to avoid hypercalcemia (excessive intake of calcium) that may be manifested by vomiting, confusion and abdominal pain.
What are the benefits of egg shells?
Several scientists have studied the eggshell. In 1999, scientists had already shown that the powder of eggshells had a very positive effect on bone of postmenopausal women mainly on the osteoporosis by increasing the mineral density at the lumbar spine and hip.
Later, a study that was performed in 2002 and published in the British Journal of Nutrition has strongly confirmed this data. This time the 85 women included in the study were postmenopausal and in good health, aged 50 to over 70 year . One group was put under treatment in a purified calcium supplement, and the other group was treated with the powder eggshells as a supplement. 
The authors found that the powder eggshells increased bone mineral density at the femoral neck and Ward's triangle. They even recommended the eggshell powder in rather than the treatment with purified calcium supplement.
Finally, if you still throw the egg shell, you should know that you have a very precious treasure within hands for your health.

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