Can We Eat Egg and Paneer Together? (Expert Answer)

Short Answer: It is generally safe to eat egg and paneer together or one after another. Because they are both good sources of protein and other nutrients, and there is no scientific evidence to prove that they are incompatible.

Egg and paneer both are healthy foods. Egg contains high-quality protein, essential amino acids, and various vitamins and minerals.

Paneer has protein, calcium, vitamin B12, and conjugated linoleic acid.

According to Ayurveda, egg and paneer are incompatible foods that should not be consumed together or one after another.

This is because they have different qualities and energies that can disturb the digestive fire and cause indigestion, gas, bloating, and toxins.

But according to science, there is no harm in having egg and paneer together or separately.

Both are good sources of protein, calcium, vitamin B12, and iron. For vegetarians, paneer is the major source of protein, but non-vegetarians can have both.

Being rich in protein, both are good options for weight loss.

As a nutritionist, my advice is to try first.

If after eating egg and paneer together you experience any side effects, such as nausea, stomach ache, or allergic reactions, then stop combining them.

And if you can tolerate, then continue.

However, you should be mindful of the quality and quantity of egg and paneer you consume.

Because too much of either can lead to excess calories, fat, cholesterol, and sodium intake, which can increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and obesity.

Whether you eat them together or not, you should always choose fresh, organic, and hormone-free egg and paneer.

Because they are more nutritious, safe, and eco-friendly than the conventional ones.

You should also avoid processed, fried, or spicy dishes made with egg and paneer, as they can reduce the health benefits and increase the harmful effects of these foods.

You can store egg and paneer in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Do not store them in the freezer, as they can lose their texture and flavor.

Do not store them in warm or humid places, as they can spoil quickly and become contaminated with bacteria.

Finally, remember, egg and paneer are beneficial for your health, but moderation is the key.

You should not consume more than one or two servings of either per day, depending on your individual needs and goals.

You should also balance your diet with other sources of protein, such as legumes, nuts, seeds, and soy.

And you should complement your diet with regular exercise, adequate hydration, and good sleep.

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About the Author

Abdur Rahman Choudhury

Abdur Rahman Choudhury is a nutritionist in West Bengal, India, with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Biochemistry.

He has done his diploma in nutrition from Fabulous Body Inc (US), and completed various certification courses from several universities. He also has considerable research experience in PCOS.

Abdur currently lives in India and keeps fit by weight training and eating mainly home-cooked meals.

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