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UrbanSmooth
03-28-2006, 05:49 PM
Just wondering how many egg whites I should eat a day, and when I should eat them. I usually have 1 cup of Better N' Eggs, as a scrambler or omelet, after I work out. Any suggestions?

getfit
03-28-2006, 05:51 PM
i like to eat my eggs in the morning usually, 8 egg whites 2-3 yolks

Built
03-28-2006, 05:51 PM
Have some toast with that meal.

Jinkies
03-28-2006, 05:52 PM
Haha i dunno how yall stomach all that down, 4 or 5 cracked eggs and i feel like ima explode

UrbanSmooth
03-28-2006, 06:15 PM
Thanks for the responses. What makes 8 such a magic number for egg whites? Just wondering. Shouldn't you take it easy on the egg yolks? Aren't those high in cholesterol?

Built
03-28-2006, 06:16 PM
Dietary cholesterol is such a small component of your total cholesterol it's hardly worth considering.

JimR
03-28-2006, 06:17 PM
Eat as many as it takes to get your required grams of protein.
I generally use half the yolks.

Jimmy

UrbanSmooth
03-28-2006, 06:23 PM
Dietary cholesterol is such a small component of your total cholesterol it's hardly worth considering.

So, instead of eating egg whites, I can be eating whole eggs and not even worry about it?

Built
03-28-2006, 06:26 PM
If you can afford the calories, yes.

UrbanSmooth
03-28-2006, 06:32 PM
If you can afford the calories, yes.

So, if I downed like 6 whole eggs every day, I won't have a heart attack from eating so much cholesterol?

JimR
03-28-2006, 06:35 PM
So, if I downed like 6 whole eggs every day, I won't have a heart attack from eating so much cholesterol?

Dumb question..you could very well die tonite in your sleep. STOP IT!

Built
03-28-2006, 06:38 PM
My husband eats 7 whole eggs daily. So far, so good.

UrbanSmooth
03-28-2006, 06:58 PM
Dumb question..you could very well die tonite in your sleep. STOP IT!

Dumb question? A rather valid question, actually. Too many conflicting reports! Egg yolks are bad, egg yolks are good, blah, blah, blah! I'm about to eat the chicken while it's having the eggs!

Beast
03-28-2006, 09:45 PM
I get 100g of protein per day from egg white beaters... I'll throw in a real egg or 2 on lower-carb days. Eggs are the best source of protein out there.

Mercuryblade
03-29-2006, 07:57 PM
The reason there are so many conflicting reports is because people's bodies are very different. Eat eggs, whole eggs if you want the calories, get your cholosterol tested. Try to keep animal fats low, and a couple of months from now, get your cholestoral tested again.

Stumprrp
03-29-2006, 08:06 PM
i have 2 on sundays with my oatmeal but i dont know what the resturant uses, its a good portion, i wish i had time in the AM to make eggwhites and oatmeal, but that probley to much food for my lard ass.

kpd
03-30-2006, 01:11 PM
If you're looking for cheaper eggwhites in bulk, check out my thread here(http://www.wannabebigforums.com/showthread.php?t=77056). I am about to try the powdered form, which I think will go fine ( just add water ). Oh and by the way, I dont work for either of the companies listed in my thread. I was just searching for a cheaper alternative to buying them in the store. Hope that helps some people!

UrbanSmooth
03-31-2006, 04:34 PM
I usually have an egg white omelet as my post-workout meal with some spinach, whole wheat bread, and a chocolate malt milkshake. So far, so good!