Quail eggs vs. a chicken egg. Courtesy of Mnolf under Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0 License.
"Two fat-like molecules in the brain, phosphatidylcholine and sphingomyelin, account for an unusually high percentage of the brain's total mass, so choline is particularly important for brain function and health."
"people on a low-fat diet can eat one or two eggs a day without measurable changes in their blood cholesterol levels. [...] What investigators in this study found was that saturated fat in the diet, not dietary cholesterol, is what influences blood cholesterol levels the most."
That being said, more than 90% of Americans lack this important nutrient. Rather than scarfing down egg salad, which can hold an unhealthy amount of mayonnaise and fat, try these recipes on for size. Your neurons will thank you!
Head to the Flying Biscuit Cafe on 4150 Northwest 16th Boulevard in Gainesville for some egg-cellent breakfast dishes, served up all day! (I'm sorry, I couldn't resist) Click here to check out their menu.