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Egg Facts

Posted On : 27 November 2014 | Category : All Hints & Tips, Tips & Hints

Egg Facts:
There’s a lot more to each egg than a shell, yolk and white. For example, did you know that…
Most eggs are laid between 7-11am.
Eggs age more in one day at room temperature than in one week in the fridge.
As a hen ages, her eggs increase in size. Small eggs come from young hens, while jumbo eggs are laid by older hens.
Eggs are an important source of complete protein for vegetarians.
One egg = 1 ounce of lean meat, fish or poultry.
Egg yolks are one of the few foods that naturally contain Vitamin D.
A large egg contains over six grams of protein and only 70 calories.
Making it great ‘brain food’.