Oct 14 2011

World Egg Day

World-Egg-DayWorld Egg Day, the second Friday of every October, is the day that we celebrate and spread the word of the benefits of this simple superfood - the egg!

For centuries, eggs have played a vital part to feeding families with the heart foundation recommending we include up to six eggs a week as part of a healthy diet. Eggs are versatile, affordable and can be the key ingredient of a variety of meals - breakfast, a light lunch, a convenient dinner or a scrumptous dessert.

Here's some quick facts about eggs:

  • Eggs contain 11 different vitamins and minerals,
  • Eggs are one of natures highest quality sources of protein,
  • Eggs make you feel full for longer helping you lose weight,
  • Are highly important in the development of the brain and muscles,
  • They play a vital role in disease prevention.

Celebrate World Egg Day by having fun and sharing your favourite egg recipes with friends or family!

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