The shells of eggs contain 90% calcium which is extremely needed by your body.
Calcium is not only necessary for your healthy bones, but also for your nerves, muscles … Chemically speaking, the calcium located in the egg shells is the same calcium your bones and teeth are made of.
According to several studies done in the US National Institute of Health, the powder made from the shells of eggs is easily absorbed in the body and it provides numerous health benefits, including the strengthening of your bones, and cholesterol and blood pressure reduction.
Half a tablespoon of the powder of egg shells contains about 1.000 to 1.500mg calcium which is 90% of the recommended daily intake for an adult.
There is a simple way you can use egg shells:
- If you have not boiled them previously, boil the shells for about 10 minutes to kill harmful bacteria.
- Then let them cool and crush them until you get fresh powder.
- Keep the powder in a previously sterilized jar.
You can use it as a dietary supplement, in your morning cereals or smoothies.
Source: Healthy Food House