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Farm-Fresh Eggs: By the Numbers

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

eggs

Eggs are one of the easiest ways to get essential vitamins, nutrients, and protein into a healthy diet. Anyone trying to live a healthy lifestyle should certainly consider adding eggs for one—or all—of their meals. In fact, body builders and endurance athletes alike utilize eggs for a great source of protein and excellent muscle recovery.

So just what are these important vitamins and nutrients that eggs contain?

-Vitamin A, an essential vitamin for night vision, and healthy skin and bones

-B Vitamins, which help convert food into energy

-Vitamin E that can prevent cell damage and, in turn, prevent cancer

-Folate, an essential nutrient in preventing birth defects

-Lutein, which protects your eyes from cataracts and macular degeneration (more…)