World Egg Day October 12, 2012 – The Incredible Life of the Egg

It’s no wonder that World Egg Day has been set aside to recognize the healthful role eggs play in our bodies.  Beginning in 1996, WED is celebrated once a year.  Each year, egg farmers, as well as the world’s egg lovers from around the world come together to celebrate the incredible edible egg and all its benefits.  Take a moment to understand the truth about egg nutrition and join us in recognizing the many benefits this humble food source provides.  Here are a few egg-truths to consider when picking up eggs from the local farmer’s market or grocery store.

  • Eggs are an affordable, nutrient dense food
    • Only 75 calories
    • 6 grams of high-quality protein
    • 13 essential vitamins and minerals
  • Don’t fret about the fat
    • 2/3 of the fat in eggs is the healthy, unsaturated kind
    • Fat in eggs can help your body use nutrients like Vitamins A, D, E and K

The life of the egg goes beyond the fantastic food source.  ESM Technologies takes the shells from the egg-breaking process to separate the eggshell and eggshell membrane; creating ESC and NEM for bone and joint health.  ESC is a pure source of calcium from eggshells – and NEM is full of joint-supporting nutrients found in eggshell membrane.  You can learn more about this sustainable, food-source ingredient for supplement use now!

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