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Egg Nutrition and Health

Check out these egg nutrition and health benefits... Perhaps you know that eggs are good for you, but maybe you didn’t realize just how good. Eating eggs as a vital source of nutrition can be incorporated into your daily life in moderation. Whether you eat them scrambled, hard boiled, poached or sunny side up, eggs are a tasty complement to a well-balanced breakfast any day of the week. Check out these egg health benefits: Protein: Chock full of essential amino acids we need to incorporate protein into our bodies, eggs help us repair muscles, create new cells, produce hormones, and [...]

With All of Controversy About Eggs: Organic and Free Range Must be Better!

Are eggs that come from organic and free range hens better for you in the long run...? With so much noise about Prop 2 in the news lately, it’s hard not to get in on the debate about the humane treatment of egg laying hens. But the other side of the issue – the one that doesn’t get quite as much press – is the nutritional value of the actual eggs. Are eggs that come from organic and free range hens better for you in the long run than conventional eggs that come from battery caged chickens? The answer would [...]

By | March 22nd, 2015|Categories: Cage Free, Free Range Eggs, Organic Eggs|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Top 4 Reasons to Eat Free Range Eggs

Eggs that are laid by hens with a nutritious diet and healthy habitat will in turn be healthier for you “You are what you eat.” This phrase gets tossed around a lot and its meaning tends to get lost, but this old adage is certainly a true statement when it comes to the consumption of eggs. It makes sense that consuming eggs that are laid by hens with a nutritious diet and healthy habitat will in turn be healthier for you. Check out these top four reasons to eat free range eggs. Lower your cholesterol. Studies show that free range [...]

By | March 22nd, 2015|Categories: Free Range Eggs, Organic Eggs|Tags: , , |0 Comments

What Does Cage Free Really Mean?

Let’s take a look at what cage free, or free range, entails.... You see them in the store, you read about them online and hear about them in passing conversation, but you may not really understand what cage free eggs mean. You may assume that cage free means the hens that lay the eggs are free to roam wild with no shelter, but that’s not entirely true. Let’s take a look at what cage free, or free range, entails. Many farmers these days raise their chickens cage free You’ll find that most farming operations with egg laying hens confine them [...]

By | February 17th, 2015|Categories: Cage Free|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Top 4 Reasons to Buy Organic Eggs

Ever wonder what that “organic” stamp on the side means? When you’re at the grocery store and you grab a carton of eggs, do you take a moment to look at the labels? Ever wonder what that “organic” stamp on the side means? You may notice a higher price, but what are you paying more for, exactly? They don’t look different, and many say they don’t taste much different, so what’s the big deal? Let’s check out for main reasons why you should buy organic eggs: No antibiotics. The hens that laid those eggs are not given antibiotics, as opposed [...]

By | February 17th, 2015|Categories: Organic Eggs|Tags: , , |0 Comments

California is the Top Egg Consuming State – Will the Prop 2 Egg Law Affect the Country?

Golden State tops in the nation for egg consumption Californians love their eggs, making the Golden State tops in the nation for egg consumption. It only has 15 million egg-laying hens, though, so it doesn’t take the top spot there, only coming in as fifth biggest egg-producing state, according to Mercury News. Only Iowa, Ohio, Indiana and Pennsylvania have more chickens. If you’ll recall, Iowa – with 55 million egg laying hens within state borders – was one of the six states to bring a lawsuit against California for interstate commerce violations. This is because it sells on average a [...]