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How many eggs do you eat in a day?

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crymeariverwoo Mon 15-Jun-15 20:40:12

I have been trying out low carb (still have so much to learn and am experimenting more than anything). I love eggs, but would it be too much to say have 2 eggs for breakfast and 2 with dinner? for breakfast I have been having them with veg. Similar for dinner but more of a stir fry. I don't want to over eat them and end up putting more weight on as the purpose of this is to lose weight!

StuntNun Mon 15-Jun-15 21:06:15

Four eggs a day is ideal as they are rich in choline and may actually promote fat burning. Make sure you are getting plenty of fat as well.

StuntNun Mon 15-Jun-15 21:08:03

I ate 28 eggs in four days once. It was awesome.

crymeariverwoo Mon 15-Jun-15 21:30:30

okay this makes me feel better! I was thinking 2 at breakfast and 2 at dinner! I will try to get my fats in too. determined to lose weight. It needs to happen!

HelenF350 Mon 15-Jun-15 21:41:58

I went through 30 eggs a week easily when I was low carbing.

Janethegirl Mon 15-Jun-15 21:44:39

I love good eggs, as many as I can justify......4-6 eggs a day maybe!!

StuntNun Mon 15-Jun-15 23:05:00

I tried an egg fast last year. The food was awesome and I lost 2.5 lb in three days eating nothing but eggs, fat and cheese. Not very healthy and I wouldn't recommend it unless you need to lose weight fast but it does show how many eggs you can eat when you put your mind to it. I didn't like being i ketosis, it was worse than carb flu.

crymeariverwoo Tue 16-Jun-15 16:15:56

okay this is about as exciting as my life gets right now... but it makes me so happy to know that lots of eggs is fine! I could easily have 4-6 a day! I'm a big meat person but recently I just want eggs all the time!

Marshpillow Tue 16-Jun-15 19:16:33

This is great news, I wasn't sure whether my three eggs a day was okay so it's good to know more is acceptable!

Gumnast2014 Fri 19-Jun-15 07:17:51

I love eggs And am going to do the egg fast soon as I can loose a pound a day

On the egg fast you have about 10!

QforCucumber Fri 19-Jun-15 08:07:03

2 for lunch - egg and bacon mayonnaise and a salad, 2/3 for tea some days - omelette :-)

crymeariverwoo Fri 19-Jun-15 19:34:21

Could someone tell me what's involved in the egg fast please? I need to lose a few pounds to kick start my diet. I've been doing really well with the exercise part but not so much with the eating.

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