Eggs are considered to be one of the healthiest due to the proteins, lecithin, lutein, zeaxanthin, vitamin B, selenium, phosphorus and folates they contain. It is therefore recommended that we eat between 1-3 eggs a day.
The trend of eating raw eggs cracked into bowls of rice and topped with various sauces has its roots in Japanese cuisine. Another way of eating raw eggs that also originates in Japan is to marinated separated egg yolks overnight in soy sauce until they have a soft, runny texture, before adding them to rice or vegetable dishes. These trends have become so popular that many people want to try them out. However, eating eggs in their raw form, or foods made with raw eggs, could place you at an increased risk of contracting salmonella.